Buddhism in India & Sri Lanka reading list

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Foucher A, The Life of the Buddha, Westwood, Greenwood Press, 1963

Huntington, S and J, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, Seattle and London, 1990

Lopez, Donald, Buddhist Scriptures, London, Penguin Classics, 2004

Lyons I & Ingholt H, Gandharan Art in Pakistan, New York, Pantheon, 1957

Schroeder, Ulrich v, Buddhist Sculpture in Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Dharma Publications, 1990

Wladimir Zwalf, Buddhism; Art and Faith, London, British Museum Publications

Zwalf  Wladimir, Gandhara Sculpture, A Catalogue of the British Museum Collections, 2 vols., London, British Museum Press, 1996

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India highlights key objects from the V&A's unrivalled collection of furniture and objets d'art from India and Sri Lanka. Many o…

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Event - Pop-up Performance.

Sat 05 April 2014–Sat 27 December 2014

FAMILY EVENT: Enjoy the V&A collection with fun, interactive gallery performances for all the family, available on Saturdays.

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