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Buddhist Art of Myanmar: Earth Goddess (Vasudhara)

NEW YORK, February 10, 2015 — Sylvia Fraser-Lu, guest curator for Asia Society Museum's exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar, explains the significance of Earth Goddess (Vasudhara), a 19th-century sculpture (wood, lacquer, and gold leaf) depicting an elegantly dressed, kneeling female figure with distinctive long tresses. (4 min., 31 sec.)

Buddhist Art of Myanmar exhibition website

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