Saturday, November 21, 2020

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment

The Melt, 2017, by Tsherin Sherpa (Nepalese, b. 1968). Acrylic, ink, and gold on canvas. Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, 2017.44. © Tsherin Sherpa. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
At the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Wake up! Open your eyes, clear your head and leave the chaotic, fractured world behind. Embark on a journey that will change you forever. We’ll provide a guide, a map and everything else you’ll need to reach your destination. To gently guide you on your path, Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment brings together Buddhist artworks from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Asian Art Museum, home to two of the country’s most significant collections of Himalayan art.  [More]