"Buddha. Gandhara", 4th-5th c. AGGV 2009.004.001
"Buddha. Gandhara", 4th-5th c. AGGV 2009.004.001.
Works in the exhibit focus on basic Buddhist concepts and images, and reflect the purpose of Buddhist art: why it is made, who made it, for whom, and how it is used; for example, in teaching, facilitating meditation, gaining merit, and for devotional
Visions of Enlightenment is organized by the UBC Museum of Anthropology, in cooperation with the Canadian Society of Asian Arts, with financial support from the Bank of Montreal and Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation.
Media sponsor: Georgia Straight.
Guest curator is Paula Swart, with additional curatorial advice from Margo Palmer. MOA Liaison curator is Dr. Carol E. Mayer.
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