Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia: Scientific Analysis of Asian Art Objects
by Denise Patry Leidy, Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator for Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery
March 12 @ 6 pm
UVA School of Architecture
Campbell Hall, Room 160
Denise Patry Leidy, who received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University, is the Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator for Asian Art. Prior to joining Yale, she served as the Brooke Russell Astor Curator for Chinese Art (emerita) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was also a curator at both The Asia Society and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. A prolific author, her publication include include How to Read Chinese Ceramics (2015), Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom (edited with Soyoung Lee, 2013), Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (with Donna Strahan, 2010), The Art of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its History and Meaning (2009), Mother-of-Pearl: A Tradition in Asian Lacquer (2006), Mandala: The Sacred Architecture of Enlightenment (1997) and Treasures of Asian Art: The Asia Society’ Mr. and Mrs. John d. Rockefeller Collection (1994).