UNITED KINGDOM – TAASA Review September 2010


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New Research on Buddhist Sculpture Symposium The V&A Museum, London 8-9 November 2010 This two day symposium will bring together new research by 15 leading scholars in the field of Buddhism and Buddhist arts.

The first day will concentrate on South Asia and the Himalayas, the second on South East and Eastern Asia.

The symposium aims to further debate on regional stylistic schools, stylistic development, the relationship of iconography to religious doctrines and key cross-cultural and international links. For further information go to: www.vam.ac.uk USA Chinamania Freer Gallery of Art, Washingon 7 August 2010 ­ 7 August 2001 Blue-and-white Chinese porcelain became a hot item in London in the 1870s, a craze the British press mockingly dubbed "Chinamania." James McNeill Whistler, an early collector of Chinese porcelain, helped stimulate this fad by depicting such wares in his paintings...