Wednesday 28th November, 2018

Essence and Incidentals

Julian Raby dicusses Oliver Hoare & The Silk Road

by Dr. Julian Raby

Former Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art for 15 years whose distinguished career has long been entwined with the study of Asian and Islamic art.

Saturday 17th November, 2018

Bamyian, Kizil and Dunhunag: The diffusion of Gandharan Motifs along the Silk Road

by Professor Osmund Bopearachchi

Adjunct Professor of Central and South Asian Art, Archaeology & Numismatics, University of California, Berkeley.

23rd May, 2018

Recording of the 18th century Tanbur belonging to The Al Thani Collection

Performed by Kudsi Erguner (Ney) and accompanied by Murat Aydemir (Tanbur)

Live recording at Real World Studios

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Tuesday 20th June, 2017

An Evening with Professor Bopearachchi

Adjunct Professor of Central and South Asian Art, Archaeology & Numismatics, University of California, Berkeley.

During the exhibition Professor Bopearachchi delivered a short lecture on a unique gold gilded bronze pectoral from 6th century AD depicting Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. He also discussed a series of objects from the exhibition which illustrate the connection between Indus Valley civilisation and Ancient Bactria. This is a little known story of great interest.

25 October 2019

The Oliver Hoare Collection

Christie’s
8 King Street
London

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