Shannon Richey's photos


  • Shakyamuni

    Cleveland Museum of Art 150-200 Pakistan, probably Takht-i-Bahi, Gandhara style Combining elements from both the Greco-Roman and Indian worlds, the artists of Gandhara created a new vision of the Buddha during the period of high contact between the two r…

  • Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa

    700s - Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century According to followers of the branch of Hinduism that considers Shiva to be the ultimate, original creator of the universe, he takes on a mythological form and resides in his created wor…

  • Shiva Dances

    Cleveland Museum of Art Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance, 1000s --South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period (900-13th Century) One of the most celebrated sculptural forms in the history of Indian art, this elegant and dynamic figure embodies some of Hin…


  • Guardian of the Collection


  • zenguy


  • Islamic Tapestry



  • Hanuman

    Hanuman, 921-945 Cambodia, Koh Ker, 10th century Hanuman is one of the most popular divinities for Hindus in India and Southeast Asia. Depicted here with the body of a man and the head and tail of a monkey, he is crowned, but kneels with a gesture of rev…

  • Ohio City: My neighborhood


  • Winter 2015



  • From Edgewater


  • VMB Spiral


  • October1River



  • Veteran's Memorial Bridge

    Cleveland, Ohio October 2014