The multimedia show invites us to recollect and reconsider a primal experience that most of us take for granted.
An encounter with Peter Hassen’s Artwork
Himalayan Art Resources (HAR) is the most comprehensive collection of Himalayan art available, much of it Buddhist. For years now, Jeff Watt, HAR’s director, has been exhorting us to understand and critique Himalayan art on its own merit—much as we might consider, say, a Fra Angelico—and rescue it from the theory-laden university art history departments. […]