At the Sackler gallery, this… statue…

On Sept. 9, 2015, a Buddhist deity arrived at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler gallery in a wooden crate …

The two-foot-tall sculpture of the ­bodhisattva Gwaneum — was once considered a living being, says Keith Wilson, the Sackler’s curator… “A princely figure, the bodhisattva Gwaneum has not yet renounced worldly possessions.”

Original Article (Washington Post):
At the Sackler Gallery, this Buddhist statue contains multitudes
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