Art Exhibition Events starting Sep. 29 in Ann Arbor

Loading...
  • Detail View
  • List View
  • Grid View
1 result

Free tour: Copies and Invention in East Asia

Sun., Sept. 29, 2-3 p.m.


The act of producing copies has a special meaning in Buddhism. From simply reciting and rewriting Buddha’s teachings to creating multiple images of sacred Buddhist figures, objects and texts, or the commissioning of one million pagodas, copying served to increase karmic merit—​guaranteeing a better afterlife and eventually leading to enlightenment. In this conversation, Kevin Carr, Associate Professor of Japanese Art History at University of Michigan and specialist of Buddhist art, and Natsu Oyobe, UMMA Curator of Asian Art, will guide us through Buddhist art objects featured in the current UMMA exhibition "Copies and Invention in East Asia." (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)

Best Things to Do In Detroit

Most Popular

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.