Cave Temples of Dunhuang: History, Art, and Materiality (Video 6 of 7)

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Session V: Manuscripts and Cultural Plurality at Mogao May 21, 2016, University of California, Los Angeles Moderator and Session Chair: Stephen Little Lectures by Imre Galambos, Christine Mollier, and Paul Copp A symposium in honor of the life and work of Fan Jinshi at the Mogao Grottoes Complementing the exhibition “Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road,” this symposium brings together more than 20 international scholars. Their presentations on the Mogao Grottoes explore the unique confluence of historical perspectives, spiritual content, artistic practice, and innovative approaches to conservation. Keynote speaker Rong Xinjiang discusses Mogao's distinctive geography and history. Sessions address the media of wall paintings and manuscripts as well as the iconographic themes of the caves, particularly their deep and layered Buddhist content. Learn more about the exhibition “Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road,” on view at the Getty Center from May 7 to September 4, 2016. www.getty.edu/CaveTemples Learn more about this event at the Getty Research Institute's website. www.getty.edu/research/exhibitions_events/events/cave_temples_dunhuang/symposium.html Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GettyResearchInstitute

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