Lecture Series in the Arts of Asia
Visiting Art Expert To Lecture On The Buddha Image In Early India
At The University Of Virginia April 15
March 30, 2004 --
Quintanilla, an expert in Indian and Himalayan art, will discuss “Monks,
Nuns and Formulations of the Buddha Image in Early India” on
Thursday, April 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153. Her
lecture is the final installment in the University
of Virginia Art Museum’s Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture Series
in the Arts of Asia for 2004.
has published works on aspects of early Indian sculpture, including
the art of a little-known
sect of Jainism and proto-mandalic
stone tablets that functioned as objects of worship. She is a
lecturer in the department of art history at the University of
at Irvine, and her research interests include issues related
to Buddhist monasticism and art. Quintanilla received her doctoral
degree in art history from Harvard University in 1999. Her dissertation
is being revised and expanded for publication as a book, “History
of Early Stone Sculpture at Mathura.”
University of Virginia Art Museum’s Weedon lectures are
made possible with support from the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation.
for the lecture will be available at the museum and in the
Culbreth Road parking lots.
more information, call U.Va. Art Museum director Jill Hartz at
(434) 243-8854. For details about
the museum, visit the
Web site: http://www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.
Katherine Thompson Jackson, (434) 924-3629