Lecture: Space, Body, Light: An Exploration of Buddhist Art Across Time & Space (Part 1)
When: Sun., Sept. 3, 6-7 p.m.
Buddhist art is an immense topic. From its inception in India around 250 BCE, it has grown into a vast web of traditions spreading throughout South & Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Himalayas, East Asia – and now the west in the era of global modernism. In this talk, Art History Professor Elizabeth Davis will investigate, discuss, and enjoy a handful of extraordinary artworks that represent pivotal moments within the magnificent history of Buddhist visual culture.