Sylvia Fraser-Lu, independent scholar
Peer into the rich tradition of Buddhist art in Myanmar (formerly Burma). The Indian Theravada Buddhism faith became dominant in Myanmar in the 10th century and brought to the forefront Indian artistic styles. See how from the 14th century onward, indigenous influences developed alongside iconic ancient traditions to create the rich artistic landscape that foreign visitors are now experiencing for the first time in decades.
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Above: Burmese Votive Tablet, late 11th or 12th century. 1976.62. Terracotta. Marshall H. Gould Fund.