Art and Devotion: Pathways to the Buddha in Myanmar
Asia Society and Museum - New York, NY 10021, 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), USA
Mar 15, 2015
Detail: Join Sylvia Fraser-Lu, one of the guest curators for Buddhist Art of Myanmar, for an illustrated talk about the relationship between art and religious practice in Myanmar as captured in this groundbreaking exhibition.
Sylvia Fraser-Lu has an MA in history from Otago University in New Zealand. She has lectured and presented papers on various subjects pertaining to Southeast Asian arts and crafts at major museums and universities in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Southeast Asia. Fraser-Lu has published widely on Southeast Asian art, including books on the crafts of Myanmar, Buddhist monasteries in Myanmar, and Myanmar lacquerware. During the 1980s she served as series adviser for Oxford University Press\'s Images of Asia, and she is the author of Indonesian Batik: Processes, Patterns and Places, South-East Asian Silverware, and Handwoven Textiles of South-East Asia, among other books. She currently is working on a book on Myanmar textiles.
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