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Members Only Spring Viewing Lecture: Spiritual Quest and Sacred Site: Making Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art

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Adriana Proser, Asia Society's John H. Foster Curator of Traditional Asian Art and curator of Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art, discusses the relationship between Buddhist pilgrimage and art. Proser examines why people make pilgrimage and the tradition of worship at sacred sites. Related books available at AsiaStore.

Man's Portable Amulet Shrine (Ga'u) and Case. Eastern Tibet, Kham region, Derge, Himalayas. 18th'19th century. Metalwork, silver, parcel-gilt copper, copper, cloth, and leather. H. 8 3/8 x W. 6 1/4 x D. 3 1/8 in. (21.3 x 15.9 x 7.9 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Indian Art Special Purpose Fund, M.80.48.1'.3. Image ?? 2009 Museum Associates/Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


Event Details

Mon 15 Mar 2010
2:00pm - 3:30pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

Members only lecture. Seating is limited: Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 5:00 pm.