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WALLACH TALKS | CONSECRATION, INCANTATION, AND MERIT: THREE WAYS TO DO THINGS WITH BUDDHIST ART

Focussing on the practices of consecration, incantation, and the production and transfer of religious merit, this talk situates selected objects in the exhibition "What is the Use of Buddhist Ar?t" ...

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WALLACH TALKS | BUDDHIST ART IN AND OUT OF TIME

This talk focuses on time as a critical dimension of Buddhist thought, practice, and devotee engagement with Buddhist icons and spaces.

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WALLACH TALKS | FAME AND PHOTOGRAPHY: A CONVERSATION

Join Sharon Marcus, author of The Drama of Celebrity, and Roberto C. Ferrari, curator of Time and Face: Daguerreotypes to Digital Prints, as they explore the phenomena of celebrity and the role of ...

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Past Events

WALLACH TALKS | WHAT WE (DON'T) KNOW: THOUGHTS ON BIOGRAPHY AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

This presentation will highlight a selection of portrait photographs in the exhibition "Time and Face: Daguerreotypes to Digital Prints" to consider ways in which biography and portrait photography ...

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WALLACH TALKS | FROM MONUMENT TO MEMORIAL: FRITZ KOENIG'S SPHERE AND THE MEMORY OF 9/11

Fritz Koenig’s "Great Caryatid Sphere N.Y." (1971) was one of the earliest memorials of 9/11 after it emerged from the rubble of the collapsed Twin Towers. In this talk, exhibition curator Holger A. ...

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WALLACH TALKS | THE STAGES OF MEMORY: REFLECTIONS ON MEMORIAL ART, LOSS, AND THE SPACES BETWEEN

In this illustrated lecture, James E. Young will trace what he calls an “arc of memorial vernacular” from Maya Lin’s design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to Germany’s “counter-monuments,” with ...

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