Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Asian Art

On a field trip to the Asian Art Museum today with homeschooler friends, we tried out Korean-style book binding and saw lots of statues: Buddhas, Brahmas, Shivas and the dancing Simhavatra Dakini, a ferocious lion-faced guardian of Vajrayana Buddhism who wears a tiger skin around her waist, and a demon skin knotted around her shoulders.

In a hallway the children created a statue exhibit of their own:

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