Tsherin Sherpa: Untitled, 2017; diptych made of platinum leaf, gold leaf, acrylic and ink on canvas; 48 x 72 in.; The KaoWilliams Family Collection. © Tscherin Sherpa
Do Ho Suh: Karma Juggler from 2004: Six by Four (Exit Art benefit print portfolio), 2004; archival inkjet pigment print on enhanced Somerset satin paper; 22 x 30 in.; BAMPFA, Gift of Charles and Naomie Kremer.
Unknown artist (Nepal): Figure of Amitayus, 17th–18th century; gilt repousse; 31 in.; BAMPFA, Long-term loan from private collection.
Yun-Fei Ji: The Three Gorges Dam Migration (detail), 2009; handscroll: woodcut, edition 45/108; 14 x 120 in.; BAMPFA, Gift of the Elliott Galleries (Flora and Lisa Bloom). © Yun-Fei Ji 2022. Image courtesy the artist and James Cohan, New York. Photo: Whit Forrester
Noted Tibetan artist Tsherin Sherpa presents BAMPFA’s 2023 endowed Lijin Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Endless Knot: Struggle and Healing in the Buddhist World. He focuses on present-day Himalayan art and its connections with traditional arts. Followed by Above and Below, a documentary by Sheri Brenner about Sherpa's life and career.
Guest curator Yi Yi Mon (Rosaline) Kyo offers a series of gallery talks highlighting works by contemporary Asian and Asian American artists.