Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wake Up and Embark on a Journey that Will Change You…Forever, Says the Asian Art Museum

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Vajrabhairava, 1400–1500 or later. China. Wood with paint. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund, 93.13a–oo.
The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco opens your eyes with Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, featuring almost 100 vibrant paintings, sculptures, and textiles from hundreds of years ago to today. This New Year, the Asian Art Museum invites visitors to slow down, look hard, and “wake up” from the ordinary world. Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, on view Jan. 17 – May 3, 2020, showcases how integral artistic endeavor is to Tibetan Buddhist spiritual practices, underscoring art’s power to focus and refine our awareness. [More]

Asian Art Museum: "Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment" (Through May 3, 2020); 200 Larkin St San Francisco, CA; 415.581.3500;asianart.org