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About the author 

 

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 for museums and galleries in the United States. 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), Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami (with Robert J. Lang, Tuttle, 2012) and New Expressions in Origami Art (Tuttle, 2017). She also wrote the children's book An ABC of What Art Can Be (The Getty, 2010).

 

Buddhist Art is published monthly.

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Animals in Priestly Robes in Japanese Art
Insight and creativity in the tradition of Otsu-e folk paintings
Uploaded 22 Jul 2020
Master of the Compassionate Chisel: Buddhist Themes in the Prints of Hiratsuka Un’ichi
Tracing movements in 20th century Japanese art-making
Uploaded 17 Jun 2020
Defending the Dharma: Korean Buddhist Guardian Paintings
Expressions of spiritual protection during a period of oppression
Uploaded 30 May 2020
Visions of Bhaishajyaguru, the Healing Buddha
Remembering that Buddhists often turn to healing in this life
Uploaded 4 May 2020
Expressing the Inner Light: The Luminescent Art of Sarah Brayer
Explore a unique form of art that transforms through day and night
Uploaded 18 Mar 2020
Reflections on Time and Space: The LED Installations of Tatsuo Miyajima
Expressing change, interconnectivity, and the infinite
Uploaded 15 Jan 2020
Gilded Dharma: A Japanese <i>Lotus Sutra</i> Fragment in Gold on Blue
Sublime expressions of the sacred
Uploaded 19 Dec 2019
The Value of Art History: Kukai and Our Glimpses of Perfection
Guidance on the bridge from the secular to the sacred
Uploaded 20 Nov 2019
Sculpting Silence: The Artistic Meditations of Elizabeth Turk
Explorations of the boundaries of paradox
Uploaded 16 Oct 2019
One Hundred Shades of Grey: The Abstract Ink Paintings of Keiko Arai
Creating Japanese Zen Buddhist art that lives and breathes
Uploaded 13 Aug 2019
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