Pilgrimage a journey to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion is important to many faiths in buddhism the practice is especially significant pilgrimage and buddhist art is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between buddhist pilgrimage and asian art. Pilgrimage and buddhist art is the first ever exhibition examining artistic production inspired by sacred sites and the practice of buddhist pilgrimage in asia through over ninety spectacular objects from significant north american museum and private collections the exhibition aims to demonstrate the profound influence of buddhist pilgrimage both physical and mental on asian art over . Pilgrimage and buddhist art is the first major exhibition of its kind devoted to the impact of buddhist pilgrimage on asias artistic production it highlights approximately 120 objects of importance and extraordinary quality including sculptures paintings prints ritual implements photographs and maps. Pilgrimage and buddhist art employs sacred objects textiles sculpture manuscripts and paintings to discuss the relationship between buddhist pilgrimage and asias artistic production accompanying an exhibition of approximately 90 extraordinary objects many of which have never before been displayed publicly this book addresses the process of the sacred journey in its entirety . Pilgrimage and buddhist art from the asia society new york times slideshow posted by dr arnie kozak view images in a new york times slideshow from a recent show at the asia society entitled
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