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Friday Finds: Buddhist Art – at The MAAC

A Tibetan Bronze Buddha on Lotus Base

The Rubin Museum of Art celebrates the art of Himalayan Asia – and is a uniquely peaceful environment.

Visit the museum and you’ll see astonishing art in their current exhibit “Masterworks of Himalayan Art” depicting important Buddhist figures:

(All images from The Rubin Museum of Art’s Instagram: @rubinmuseum)

Here at the MAAC, a number of our galleries also have beautiful Buddhist treasures.

Stop by to see ones like these:

A Tibetan Bronze Buddha on Lotus Base

 

Buddhist Art at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Bronze, Tibet, 16th century. [ Phoenix Asian Art | Gallery #68 | 718.819.9200 | phoenixasianart@yahoo.com ]

Ming Dynasty Seated Buddha 

 

Buddhist Art at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Wood carving of a seated Buddha, North China, Ming Dynasty. [P.M. Tung Arts | Gallery #61 | 212.308.7203 | pmtung@aol.com ]

Chinese White Marble Carving of Buddha

Buddhist Art at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Sculpture of Buddha, white marble, China, 19th century. [P.M. Tung Arts | Gallery #61 | 212.308.7203 | pmtung@aol.com ]

Sino-Tibetan 18th Century Gilt Bronze Figure of Mahakala

Buddhist Art at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

Tibeto-Chinese, heavy bronze sculpture of the wrathful deity, shown standing on an oval lotus base, holds a skull cap, a cord hung with skulls, a tiger pelt, and a crown of skulls backed by his flame-like hair. Mahakala is Dharma protector, to protect the practitioner from all kinds of deception and delusion, bestows the power to overcome life struggles. Gilt bronze, Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century. [ Phoenix Asian Art | Gallery #68 | 718.819.9200 | phoenixasianart@yahoo.com ]

Browse the collections of Phoenix Asian Art (Gallery #68) and P.M. Tung Arts (Gallery #61) – and many more – here at the The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center.

We’re at 1050 2nd Avenue (at 56th Street) and are open 7 days a week, Monday to Saturday from 10:30AM to 6PM and Sunday noon – 6PM.

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