12 septembre 2012

"Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan" @ New York University

Kneeling Winged Monster, Xiangtangshan: Northern Group of Caves, North Cave, below perimeter wall niches, 550-559 ce. Limestone Relief, 34 x 27 x 10 in. (86.4 x 68.6 x 25.4 cm). The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust (35-276). Photo: Jamison Miller. A groundbreaking exhibition that unites masterpieces of Chinese sculpture from the famed sixth‐century cave temples at Xiangtangshan with the first‐ever digitized reconstructions of their original setting opened on September 11,... [Lire la suite]

01 octobre 2010

The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan @ Smart Museum of Art

Xiangtangshan, Head of a Bodhisattva (Attendant of Maitreya), mid sixth century, Limestone with traces of pigment. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Purchased from C. T. Loo, with funds from James B. Ford, 1918, C354. Photography by John Tsantes. CHICAGO, IL.- The University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery present Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan, a major new traveling exhibition that traces the historical... [Lire la suite]