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Asia Week - Flip Side: Meet the Curator


Friday, March 15, 2013
7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Meet the curator of the exhibition Flip Side , Christian Luczanits
Marking the opening of this unprecedented exhibition, which looks at the reverse of Tibetan paintings, curator Christian Luczanits gives an introductory tour. The galleries are free of charge 6 – 10 pm every Friday.
An informal celebration at the Rubin’s Friday night K2 Lounge follows (cash bar).

About the Speaker

Christian Luczanits received his education at the University of Vienna, Austria. His research focuses on Buddhist art of India and Tibet. He has extensively published on Western Himalayan and early Tibetan art and has curated a major exhibition on Gandhara – the Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan in Germany. He also taught at the University of Vienna, UC Berkeley, Free University in Berlin, UC Santa Barbara, and Stanford University. At the Rubin, he has overseen the current installation of the Masterworks exhibition on the third floor.