Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures

Unknown artist (Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamian), Tiglath-Pileser III Receiving Homage, 745/727 BC, Limestone relief carving. Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund. DIA No. 50.32

A Thousand Graces: Freer’s Pilgrimage to the Buddhist Cave Temples at Longmen & his Collection of Chinese Art

Sunday, October 20, 2013

2:00 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall

A Thousand Graces: Freer’s Pilgrimage to the Buddhist Cave Temples at Longmen & his Collection of Chinese Art

 

David Hogge

Head of Archives

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

 

Daisy Yiyou Wang

Curator of Chinese and East Asian Art, Peabody Essex Museum

 

Sunday, October 20, 2 p.m.

Detroit native Charles Lang Freer had an evolving fascination with Chinese Buddhist art. Hear about Freer’s adventurous 1910 expedition to the interior of China illustrated by rare photos and exceptional objects from the Freer Gallery of Art.

 

Post lecture benefit reception at the Freer House, 71 E. Ferry St.  $10, $5 students.

Sponsored by the Freer House, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute/WSU, Asian & Islamic Art Forum, The Americana Foundation, and Detroit Creative Corridor Center.