Chinese, Avalokitesvara, 557–618, carved limestone, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, gift of T. T. & W. F. Chao Global Foundation in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ting Tsung Chao, with additional funds provided by the Director's Accessions Fund.
Explore the MFAH collections one masterpiece at a time! Every Friday, join these 20-minute gallery talks and work your way around the world and through time. This week's featured highlight is the Chinese Buddhist sculpture Avalokitesvara.
► Admission is free when you purchase lunch from each day's on-site food truck or from the MFAH location of Cafe Express, so make Lunch + Look part of your Friday routine. General admission is always free for MFAH Members.