SOUTH AUSTRALIA – TAASA Review December 2016
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Awakening: Art of Buddhism Art Gallery of South Australia, Gallery 20-21 2 December 2016 – 1 October 2017 Awakening presents the extraordinary heritage of Buddhist art from India, Burma, Thailand, Nepal, Tibet, China, Japan and contemporary Australia.
The sculptures, paintings and ritual artefacts in the display testify to the power of religious devotion as a source of inspiration for artists.
A feature of the display are works of art narrating the story of the Buddha’s life as well as a set of imposing Chinese images from a private Australian collection never previously displayed in this country. VICTORIA Realtime: Miyanaga Akira National Gallery Of Victoria, Melbourne 18 November 2016 30 April 2017 This exhibition brings together a selection of recent work by the Japanese contemporary artist Miyanaga Akira...