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Lecture & Slide Presentation - Images, Relics, and Jewels: The Assimilation of Images in the Buddhist Cult of Gandhara - Or Vice Versa
With Juhyung Rhi, Seoul National University and UC Berkeley
Monday, May 05, 2003
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Juhyung Rhi has written extensively on the diverse aspects of Gandharan art. He earned his doctorate at UC Berkeley with a dissertation entitled "Gandharan Reliefs of the ‘Sravasti Miracle’: An Iconographic Reassessment." Professor Rhi's publications include:
“Bodhisattvas in Gandharan Art: an Aspect of Mahayana in Gandharan Buddhism,” forthcoming in Sources of Gandharan Buddhism: Text, Archaeology and Art.
“Indo ch’ogi pulgyo misul ui pulsang kwan (The concept and functions of Buddha images in early Indian Buddhist Art), Misulsahak 14, 2001.
“From Bodhisattva to Buddha: the Beginning of Iconic Representation in Buddhist Art,” Artibus Asiae, 54-3/4:207-25, 1994.
His book Gandharan Art was published in Korean this year by Sakjyejul. He is currently preparing an English version. Professor Rhi will illustrate his lecture with slides.
--- Part of the Center for Buddhist Studies' Spring 2003 lecture series ---
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