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Korean Art in 60 Seconds: Amitabha Triad

August 11, 2021

This rare bronze Amitabha Triad from the 1400s shows Amitabha (아미타불 in Korean), seated on a lotus pedestal at the center. He is flanked by two sacred attendants, Ksitigarbha (지장보살 in Korean) on his left and Avalokitesvara (관음보살 in Korean). Join Sooa McCormick, curator of Korean Art, to learn more about this unusual combination of figures.