First of three documentary films exploring the cave temples found in Mustang, turning up long lost paintings and artifacts from the caves, including thousands of manuscripts and ancient burial remains.
John Guy, Identifying Jainism in Indian Art
The curator John Guy gives us an overview of Jaina artworks and how to distinguish them from other traditions.
Bopearachchi, Spread of Gandhāra Art
How the Buddhist art of Gandhāra spread to Central Asia and China is shown by Osmund Bopearachchi
Bopearachchi, Convergence of Hellenism and Buddhism
The connection between Hellenistic and Buddhist art is investigated by Osmund Bopearachchi
Dorothy Wong, Making Merit
A talk by Prof. Dorothy C Wong on Xuan Zang and Wu Zhou and the emergence of mass production in medieval China.
Dorothy Wong, Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks, 2
An illustrated talk on the great pilgrim-scholar monks in China in the 7th and 8th centuries and their influence in Japan.
Dorothy Wong, Buddhist Pilgrim-Monks, 1
An illustrated talk on the great pilgrim-scholar monks in China in the 7th and 8th centuries and their influence on the arts.
The Heart of Taoism 6, A Great Beauty Without Form
The sixth episode in this series looking at Taoism examines Taoist influence on Chinese aesthetics.
Ashes and Snow, the Film
A cinematic exploration of the relationship between humans and the natural world.