Juhyung Rhi, Professor of Archaeology and Art History, Seoul National University
The 'Year 5' Buddha is one of only five dated Gandharan sculptures known to exist. It is a masterpiece of singular importance for both its dated dedicatory inscription and innovative iconographic features. This talk explores the diverse questions raised by this image within the unfolding setting of Buddhist art in Gandhara in the early centuries of the Common Era.
Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required. Note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee admission once the auditorium reaches capacity.
It is presented in collaboration with the Consulate General of India, New York, and the Indo-American Arts Council to mark the 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence.
This lecture series is made possible by the generous support of Jeff Soref and Paul Lombardi, Jeff Soref Fund of the Stonewall Community Foundation.
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