Fred Burns, a professional animator from Taos in Chapel Hill through May, sketches Bhrikuti, the female companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compasion, a 14th century statue by an unknown sculptor, at the Ackland Art Museum on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2014. “I love the rhythmicquality,” he says. “She’s taking a step and also being static at the same time. It has that off-balance feeling that’s also very calm. It’s just beautiful.”
Fred Burns, a professional animator from Taos in Chapel Hill through May, sketches Bhrikuti, the female companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compasion, a 14th century statue by an unknown sculptor, at the Ackland Art Museum on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2014. “I love the rhythmicquality,” he says. “She’s taking a step and also being static at the same time. It has that off-balance feeling that’s also very calm. It’s just beautiful.” mschultz@newsobserver.com
Fred Burns, a professional animator from Taos in Chapel Hill through May, sketches Bhrikuti, the female companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compasion, a 14th century statue by an unknown sculptor, at the Ackland Art Museum on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2014. “I love the rhythmicquality,” he says. “She’s taking a step and also being static at the same time. It has that off-balance feeling that’s also very calm. It’s just beautiful.” mschultz@newsobserver.com

Scenes: Sunday at the museum

February 18, 2014 03:48 PM

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