Wednesday, January 3
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT
Discover the fascinating and colorful worlds of South Asia, Iran, and Central Asia through the eyes of master painters form the region. Pearls from the Ocean of Contentment presents a new way of considering the Museum’s world-renowned Edwin Binney 3rd Collection by focusing on the regional contours and geographies of India and surrounding areas. We will explore these delightful works, focusing on their subject matter, narratives, and themes. We will also discuss the artists, workshops, and the production of painting and books in these regions by looking at works in the vault in addition to works currently on view.
Please reserve your spot by clicking on this link. All participants will be sent the Zoom link and instructions via email once you secure your place. Space is limited.
Hosted by The San Diego Museum of Art Docent Council.
Featured: Mir Khalan Khan, Lovers by a tree, ca. 1725. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Edwin Binney 3rd Collection, 1990.382.