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Meher McArthur is an Asian art curator, writer, and educator based in Los Angeles. She has curated over 20 exhibitions on aspects of Asian art. Her publications include Reading Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Guide to Buddhist Signs and Symbols (Thames & Hudson, 2002), The Arts of Asia: Materials, Techniques, Styles (Thames & Hudson, 2005), and Confucius: A Biography (Quercus, London, 2010; Pegasus Books, New York, 2011).

Buddhist Art is published monthly.

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Senso-ji: A Buddhist Temple for the People
The history and relevance of Japan’s most visited Buddhist temple
Uploaded 13 Apr 2017
Strings of Enlightenment: The Beauty of Buddhist Prayer Beads
Appreciating one of the most intimate tools of Buddhist practice
Uploaded 17 Feb 2017
Solidity and Spirituality in the Works of Miya Ando
Manifesting the illusory nature of reality
Uploaded 23 Dec 2016
The Many Forms of Avalokiteshvara
The most widely revered bodhisattva
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
The Buddhist Roots of Japanese Flower Arrangement
Buddhist expression in color and form
Uploaded 28 Oct 2016
Meditations in Light by Echo Lew
Photographic expressions of Zen
Uploaded 30 Sep 2016
Cosmic Contemplations: A Glimpse of Japan’s Rare Star Mandalas
Exquisite, extraordinary manifestations of Buddhist expression
Uploaded 2 Sep 2016
Visions from the Zen Mind: Zen Paintings and Calligraphy at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Zen themes and calligraphy from a range of Japanese artists
Uploaded 8 Jul 2016
Alternate Realities in the Paintings of Wakana Kimura
Questioning reality through a melding of Japanese and Western artistic influences
Uploaded 10 Jun 2016
From the Gobi to the Getty: Buddhist Art from Dunhuang on View in Los Angeles
Remarkable Buddhist artistic heritage from the Silk Road
Uploaded 13 May 2016
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