Sunday, November 04, 2007

NCSFA Field Trip

The North County Society of Fine Arts had a wonderful field trip to The Armond Hammer Museum and the Fowler Museum at UCLA in Westwood, Los Angeles, California. It was a great day arranged by Valerie Raymond. We were gone from 8am-8pm for a wonderful day of ART and culture.

The bus ride to Los Angeles.

Introduction to Amy McNair lecture at the Fowler Museum. Forty-eight Buddhas of Measureless Life: Court Eunuch Patronage at the Sculpture Grottoes of Longmen.

Buddha sketches from the slides of Amy McNair. Amy McNair is associate professor of Chinese Art at the University of Kansas and spoke on the spiritual and social purposes of Buddhist statuary in medieval China.

The bus ride home.

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