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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Library Exhibits

Guide for Library Research on Past and Current Library Exhibits


Karen Okamoto
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Rubin Museum Handout

This exhibit was installed on the second floor of the library in March 2013.

Rubin Museum Himalayan Art Exhibit

Art from the Himalayan Region


Rubin Museum Exhibit Catalogs at the John Jay College Library

The Rubin Museum donated catalogs for various exhibitions to the John Jay College Library. These catalogs can be borrowed from the library.  Please find a listing, below: 

The black hat eccentric: Artistic visions of the tenth Karmapa (2012)
by Karl Debreczeny with contributions from Ian A. Alsop, David P. Jackson, Irmgard Mengele. New York: Rubin Museum of Art.
Stacks N7349 .C539 A4 2012 Regular Loan

Bon, the magic word: The indigenous religion of Tibet (2007)
edited by Samten G. Karmay and Jeff Watt. New York: Rubin Museum of Art; London: Philip Wilson Publishers.
Stacks BQ7970.2 .B66 2007 Regular Loan

Demonic divine: Himalayan art and beyond (2004)
by Rob Linrothe and Jeff Watt; essays by Rob Linrothe and Marylin Rhie; foreword by Matthieu Ricard; contributions from Carly Busta. New York: Rubin Museum of Art; Chicago: Serindia Publications.
Stacks N8193 .H56 D46 2004 Regular Loan

Holy madness: Portraits of tantric siddhas (2006)
edited by Rob Linrothe with essays by Debra Diamond et al. and contributions from Kathryn Selig Brown and Caron Smith. New York: Rubin Museum of Art; Chicago: Serindia Publications.
Stacks N8193.3 .S53 H65 2006 Regular Loan

Mandala: Sacred circle in Tibetan Buddhism (2009)
by Martin Brauen; with contributions from Karl Debreczeny et al.. New York: Rubin Museum of Art; Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers.
Stacks BQ5125 .M3 B7313 2009 Regular Loan

 Mirror of the Buddha: Early portraits from Tibet (2011)
by David P. Jackson with contributions from Christian Luczanits. New York: Rubin Museum of Art.
Stacks ND1432 .T55 J33 2011 Regular Loan

The Nepalese legacy in Tibetan painting (2010)
by David P. Jackson. New York: Rubin Museum of Art.
Stacks ND1046 .T5 J27 2010 Regular Loan

Victorious ones: Jain images of perfection (2009)
by Phyllis Granoff. New York: Rubin Museum of Art; Ahmedabad: In association with Mapin; Ocean Township, NJ: Grantha.
Stacks N8199 .J34 V53 2009 Regular Loan

Rubin Museum of Art


What is the Rubin Museum  of Art?

Located in Manhattan, the Rubin Museum of Art houses a collection of paintings, sculptures and textiles  from the Himalayas and neighboring regions including Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet and Pakistan. As part of its commitment to education and learning, the museum provides John Jay faculty and students with free admission.  For more information about the museum please visit

Other Library Resources

How to find more resources through the library

For Books: Click on the Find books tab on the library’s homepage ( and enter keywords such as “Tibet and Buddhism” or “Tibet and art”. For more instructions on finding books, visit

For Articles: Click on the Find articles tab on the library’s homepage ( and select databases such as Academic Search Complete, Gale Virtual Reference Library or JSTOR from the Shortcuts to popular databases dropdown menu.

In the database, enter keywords pertaining to your topic such as "Nepal and art". More information on finding articles »

 For more information about the John Jay College Library, visit the library website