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2016/ Los Angeles County Museum of Art “Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind” Jun. 11 – Dec. 18

                                Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind June 11 –December 18, 2016 Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind explores various approaches to Zen subjects, from the teachings of Zen and the experience of...
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2016 / Zen temple commissions contemporary artist to draw “Nehanzu” (The Death of the Buddha):The ceremony to take place, Dec 4

Jodo-e (成道会) at the Zenshuji Soto Mission:The paper offering ceremony for the Nehan-zu (涅槃図) project of Wakana Kimura Please join us for an offering ceremony of Wakana Kimura’s newly acquired traditional Japanese handmade paper in which Kimura will later be painting the large scale Buddha’s Nirvana scroll, illustrating  the death of the Buddha. This...
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2016 / Getty Center “Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road” May 7 – Sept. 4

Getty Center Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road May 7–September 4, 2016 www.getty.edu On the western edge of the Gobi Desert, near the ancient oasis town of Dunhuang, China, hundreds of cave temples were carved into a cliff face and decorated with Buddhist wall paintings and sculptures. The caves are...
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2016 / Getty Center to open “Buddhist Art on China’s Sik Road” exhibit May 7

Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road May 7–September 4, 2016, Getty Center The Mogao caves, located near the town of Dunhuang in the Gobi Desert of northwest China, comprise some 500 decorated Buddhist cave temples dating from the 4th to the 14th century. Filled with exquisite wall paintings and sculptures,...
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2015 / Visualizing Enlightenment: Decoding Buddhist Iconography, Mar 20 – Aug 02

USC PAM Amida Buddha

USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena March 20 – August 2 Visualizing Enlightenment presents exceptional Amida Buddha in USC Pacific Asia Museum’s collection from the Kamakura period (1185-1333) in Japan. At over six-feet tall, Amida Buddha is a rare example of large-scale sculpture from the period, and was executed using the yosegi technique, in...
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