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SAI: John Guy on "Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia"

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Knox Hall, Room 207

A talk by John Guy

Siva's Land:  Defining the Religious Landscape of Early Southeast Asia

Introduction by Vishakha Desai, Special Advisor for Global Affairs, and Professor, School of International and Public Affairs

 John Guy is Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He previously served for 22 years as Curator of Indian Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum, and is an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London. He has worked on a number of archaeological excavations, at land and maritime sites, and served as an advisor to UNESCO on historical sites in Southeast Asia.  Guy has curated or co-curated a number of exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, most recently  Epic India: Scenes from the Ramayana (2010); Wonder of the Age": Master Painters of India, 1100--1900, (2012), and upcoming Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century (April 14 July 27, 2014).

For further information regarding this event, please contact Bill Carrick by sending email to wac2112@columbia.edu .
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