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Art Talk: Members-Only Exhibition Lecture with Curator

Exhibition opening lecture for 'Golden Visions: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery'
Buddha Akshobhya, 14th century, Central Tibet. Gilt copper alloy with inlays of semiprecious stones. 11 x 9 1/16 x 6 ½ in. (28 x 23 x 16.5 cm). Museum Rietberg Zürich, on long-term loan from The Berti Aschmann Foundation, BA 32. Photograph by Peter Schälchli.

Join Golden Visions: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery guest curator Olaf Czaja for an in depth perspective on this landmark exhibition.

Olaf Czaja is a professor at the Institute for Indian and Central Asian Studies at the University of Leipzig. He is a Tibetan Studies scholar and specialist on the Densatil Monastery. His publications include the forthcoming Medieval Rule in Tibet: The Rlangs Clan and the Political and Religious History of the Ruling House of Phag-mo-gru-pa.

Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery is on view February 19 through May 18, 2014.

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Event Details

Tue 18 Feb 2014
6:30pm - 7:30pm

725 Park Avenue, at East 70th Street
New York, NY

Free for Members. Seating is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or call 212-327-9302