Gallery Talk: Sacred Dedication: A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece
Gallery Talk: Sacred Dedication: A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece
WhenThursday, November 14, 2019, 1 PM
CategoriesGallery Talks & Tours
SponsorFreer and Sackler Galleries
VenueArthur M. Sackler Gallery
Event LocationSackler, level B1 lobby
CostFree
Related ExhibitionSacred Dedication: A Korean Buddhist Masterpiece
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Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see a thirteenth-century work of art that has never been shown outside of Korea—until now. Explore Sacred Dedication, which focuses on a single object from the National Museum of Korea—a beautiful gilt wood sculpture of Gwaneum, the bodhisattva of compassion and the most popular deity in Korean Buddhism. Learn more about Buddhist art and practice and discover the sculpture’s secrets in this gallery talk led by exhibition curator Keith Wilson.

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