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The Taliban’s Least Favorite Buddhist Art, Now on View in New York

Jed Perl at the New Republic, on the Asia Society’s ongoing exhibition, The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Art of Gandhara, Nearly two thousand years ago, in the stark terrain where modern day Afghanistan and Pakistan meet, a sculptural tradition emerged that joins opulent forms and contemplative feelings and is unlike anything else in the history […]

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Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art

You’ve still got until June 20 to visit the “Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art” exhibit at the Asia Society Museum (725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street, NYC). I went a couple weeks ago, but I’m thinking of going again tomorrow night (word to the wise: the museum offers free admission on Fridays 6 to 9 pm). […]

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