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Two Online Art Talks This Week

The Lokapala Offering Bowls to the Buddha, 2nd–3rd century, Gandhara, schist. Art Properties,
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University

Wallach Talks|Buddhist Art In and Out of Time
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

Online lecture, Thursday, February 10, 6:30pm
Michelle C. Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Georgetown University

This talk focuses on time as a critical dimension of Buddhist thought, practice, and devotee engagement with Buddhist icons and spaces. Beginning with selected objects from the exhibition What is the Use of Buddhist Art? and incorporating reflections on Buddhist sites in China, the talk will address how Buddhist icons and sites invite and express a broad range of temporal experiences and temporalities.

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Magnificent Design: Persian Influence in Textile Arts
Georgetown Persian Studies Program

Online panel discussion, Friday, February 11, 2pm

The Persian Studies Program begins the Spring 2022 semester in the Jalinous Lecture Series with the presentation that features a panel discussion by Fuchsia Hart, DPhil Candidate at The Khalili Research Center, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford; Dr. Nazanin Hedayat Munroe, Director of Textile Technology at CUNY/NYC College of Technology New York; and Dr. Nader Sayadi, A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The conversation will be moderated by Carol Bier, Historian, Scholar, and Former Curator at the Textile Museum, Washington DC.

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