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Lecture with Jeff Watt: Traditional Tibetan Art - Beyond Iconography and Religion

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Unidentified artist, Tibet: Shakyamuni Buddha, 14th century; on long-term loan from a private collection Gilt Bronze 56 In. High © Courtesy of Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Lecture with Jeff Watt: Traditional Tibetan Art - Beyond Iconography and Religion

2155 Center Street
94720 Berkeley
CA

November 18th, 2010 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
WEBSITE:  
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
bampfa@berkeley.edu
PHONE:  
510.642.0808
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday–Sunday, 11am–7pm
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
University of California Berkeley
COST:  
Free: BAM/PFA Members UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff; $10: Adults, $7: Non-UC Berkeley students, Senior citizens (over 65), Disabled persons, Young adults (13-17)

DESCRIPTION

Himalayan Pilgrimage

Lecture with Jeff Watt - Traditional Tibetan Art: Beyond Iconography and Religion

Museum Theater; Copresented by UC Berkeley’s Center for Buddhist Studies

Followed by a special viewing of Tibetanpaintings on loan to BAM/PFA.

Jeff Watt was the founding curator at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York and is currently the director and chief curator of Himalayan Art Resources (HAR ), a website and virtual museum.

Himalayan Pilgrimage:

Explore the journey of Buddhism across several centuries and from India into Tibet through exceptionally beautiful objects of sculpture and painting dating from the ninth to the eighteenth centuries.

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