Conservation of an Eighteen-Century Korean Buddhist Painting: Buddha Shakyamuni Preaching to the Assembly on Vulture Peak
This one-day symposium will focus on the recent conservation of an eighteenth-century Korean Buddhist painting entitled, Buddha Shakyamuni Preaching to the Assembly on Vulture Peak, undertaken by the Conservation Center at LACMA. Speakers involved in different phases of the project will discuss their role in this unique collaboration between scientists, conservators, and art historians. Participants include Mark Gilberg, Suzanne D. Booth and David G. Booth Conservation Center Director, LACMA; Woo-thak Chung, Professor at the Department of Art History, Graduate School, Dongguk University, Republic of Korea; Chi-sun Park, Professor at the Department of Conservation of Cultural Properties, Yong-In University, Yong-In, Republic of Korea; Frank Preusser, Senior Conservation Scientist, Conservation Center, LACMA; and Charlotte Eng, Associate Conservation Scientist, Conservation Center, LACMA.
Brown Auditorium | Free; seating is limited | Please call 323 857-6167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2011 to reserve your seat..
Restoration of this work was made possible by CJ CGV America Holdings, Inc. with additional support provided by The Friends of Heritage Preservation.
Image: A team of conservation experts restores Buddha Shakyamuni Preaching to the Assembly on Vulture Peak in public view at LACMA © 2011 Museum Associates/LACMA.