The story of Buddhist art in China is the story of the nation itself. Though the religion arrived in China as early as 25–220 CE, over the course of China’s long history of political and religious revolutions, perception of Buddhist symbols have shifted time and again, so that at various times these works of art were promoted and at other times destroyed.
Following the critical success of Miami Beach, SCOPE New York returns for its 20th Anniversary show at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea with a focus on The New Contemporary.
This special edition show will host 60 international galleries and a focused schedule of events, performances, and special projects celebrating SCOPE’s journey from entrepreneurial upstart to full-fledged heritage brand.
Though photographer and ethnographer Edward Curtis’s The North American Indian is an iconic work in the American historical canon, Christopher Cardozo, an Edward Curtis scholar, estimates most people are only familiar with 2–5 percent of Curtis’s work.