In Early Buddhist Art To Give Bayly's Weedon Lecture March 19
Marylin Rhie, Jessie Wells Post Professor of Art and professor
of East Asian studies at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.
Lecture on "Buddhist Art, War and Religion in Fourth Century
China and Central Asia," part of the Bayly Art Museum's Weedon
lecture series at the University of Virginia
Monday, March 19, 5:30 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 153, at U.Va.
has traveled extensively in Asia and has written on Buddhist art,
particularly that of China, Tibet and Korea. With Tibetan scholar
Robert Thurman, she co-curated the exhibition "Wisdom and Compassion,
the Sacred Art of Tibet," which traveled to 11 venues in America,
Europe, Japan and Taiwan from 1991 to 1996. The pair also co-authored
a book by the same title.
1999, Rhie and Thurman co-wrote "Worlds of Transformation," a book
on the Shelley and Donald Rubin collection, a private collection
of Tibetan painting. That year, Brill Academic Publishers issued
Volume I of her series "Early Buddhist Art of China and Central
Asia." The planned three-volume series studies developments in the
earliest Buddhist art of China and its relation to that of Central
Asia and India from the first to the mid-fifth century. Volume II
is scheduled for publication this year.
from the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation funds the lecture series.
for the lecture is available in the Museum lot and the A6 lot, opposite
the Museum on Rugby Road.
about the Bayly Art Museum is available on the Web at http://www.virginia.edu/~bayly.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298