Japan, Sho Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva), 12th century, Kyoto or Nara, cypress (hinoki), traces of lacquer and pigments, 98.0 cm (height including pedestal); M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2016   20164S23 [detail head]

AWAKENING: ART OF BUDDHISM
From 2 December 2016 - 1 October 2017
Galleries 20 & 21
Free entry

Awakening is a testimony to the extraordinary traditions of Buddhist art found throughout Asia and presents works of art from the three great schools of southern Theravada, northern Mahayana and Tantric Vajrayana Buddhism, including works of art from the Gallery’s collection and works held in private collections that have never before been seen in Adelaide.

 

detail: Japan, Sho Kannon Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva), 12th century, Kyoto or Nara, cypress (hinoki), traces of lacquer and pigments, 98.0 cm (height including pedestal); M.J.M. Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2016   20164S23 [detail head]

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