Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Senior Curator for Traditional Asian Art at Asia Society, shares her insights into a noteworthy nineteenth-century bronze bell featured in the exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar.
Asia Society Museum's Adriana Proser recounts the long, complex back story behind the upcoming exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, which includes many works that have never been seen outside of the country before.
How the "Great Game," the 19th-century imperial rivalry between Great Britain and Russia that stretched across Asia, may have touched on the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery. Exhibition on view at Asia Society Museum through May 18, 2014.
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