Ambā, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh (India), 1034 C.E. Marble,

The Name of the Gods: the Stakes of Using Sanskrit in the Art World

Once out of the temple, does Sanskrit, the language of the gods, resonate in the same way in museums halls, in auction houses and in the pages of scientific works? Globalization and popularization of knowledge challenge the use of Sanskrit, which oscillates between the pledge of erudition and the selling point, between the obstacle to understanding and the panels adornment.
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