02 août 2011

"Reflections of the Buddha" @Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

Head of Buddha Śākyamuni, 4th century. Afghanistan, ancient Gandhāra region, probably Hadda. Stucco with traces of pigment, 18 x 10 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (45.7 x 26.7 x 24.8 cm) Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Purchase, 43:1931. ST. LOUIS, MO.- A superb selection of some of the greatest Buddhist sculptures and hanging scrolls held in United States collections, representing several major traditions and sites of production from the late 2nd to the 18th centuries, will be on view to the public in the serene and light-filled Pulitzer... [Lire la suite]