Five Buddhas Symposium

When:
December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2016-12-03T13:00:00-08:00
2016-12-03T16:00:00-08:00
Five Buddhas, unknown artist, 1725
Korea, unknown artist, Five Buddhas, 1725, ink and mineral pigments on hemp, Songgwangsa Temple; conserved by Robert and Sandra Mattielli

Five Buddhasa Korean Buddhist painting of exceptional beauty and rarity, was discovered in tatters in an antique shop in Seoul in the 1970s. Portlander Robert Mattielli rescued it from certain destruction and had it lovingly restored. Internationally renowned scholars Robert Buswell of UCLA and Maya Stiller of the University of Kansas unpack the cultural context of this remarkable work, on the eve of its repatriation to Korea.

This symposium is sponsored by the Korean Cultural Heritage Administration and the Mildred Schnitzer Asian Art Lecture Fund.

Tickets
Adult: $30
Student with ID: FREE
Member: $10

Ticket price includes admission to the Museum for December 3 and 4.

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Following the symposium, there will be a celebratory dinner honoring Robert and Sandra Matteli, noted patrons of Korean art at the Museum.