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Art News + Notes
March 30, 2015
With eyes cast downward, legs crossed, and hands resting gently on his thighs, the figure depicted in the sculpture above represents Buddha meditating. In 1997, an art conservator (a professional who restores art) working on the piece made a startling discovery...