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Object of the Month: Tsong-Kah-Pa

Nov 4, 2017, 11:30am Nov 16, 2017, 11:30am 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Explore Tsong-Kha-Pa, spiritual ancestor of the Dalai Lamas and incarnation of a celestial being. With his sword of wisdom poised to strike through clouds of ignorance, Tsong-Kha-Pa is part of Phoenix Art Museum’s collection of gilt bronze sculptures of lamas and deities both fierce and mild. Connect with him and with Tibetan Buddhist practice and devotion in a conversation with docent Carrie Mikkelborg. Asian Gallery Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image Credit Unknown, Tsong-Kha-Pa, 18th-19th century, gilt bronze. Gift of William Henry Storms.    

Gallery Talk: Death & Infinite Light

Nov 5, 2017, 3:30pm
Asian Gallery RSVP required Free for Museum Members, included with general admission Space is limited   Join Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art, to discuss the intriguing exhibition Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet following the screening of The Tibetan Book of the Dead.    Image: Flames burning in yak butter left as offerings in a small chapel at Tsamkhung Nunnery in Lhasa. September 2010. ©Marissa Roth.  

ACI Second Wednesdays: Perrin Paris

Nov 8, 2017, 11:30am
Arizona Costume Institute welcomes husband and wife fashion team, Sally Perrin, Creative Director, and  Michel Perrin, CEO of Perrin Paris, founded in 1893 in Saint Junien, France, Rigaudy-Perrin began a century-old tradition of expert glove making in the french epicenter of leather goods craftsmanship. Perrin Paris has extended their expertise into a cohesive collection of luxury leather handbags and accessories, committed to combining the finest quality skins with highly conceptual design. It remains a family-owned and operated business to this day.  TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON

Logan Lecture Series: Vik Muniz

Nov 8, 2017, 6:30pm
Wednesday, November 8 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Whiteman Hall  Photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz is renowned for his visionary engagement with conceptual photography and international art histories. Creative appropriation and subtle subversions are consistent strategies that define his work. A self-described “low-tech illusionist,” Muniz works in exceedingly diverse media: he has photographed tufts of cotton as illusory clouds; images of famous paintings made from sugar, dirt, dust, peanut butter and jelly, chocolate sauce, diamond dust, and trash; and images in the earth and sky made with backhoes and airplanes. He is best known for repurposing everyday materials into intricate recreations of canonical artworks, whi... (View more)