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February 18, 2014

Scenes: Sunday at the museum

Fred Burns, a film animator and teacher from Taos, N.M., sketches Bhrikuti, female companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compassion, a 14th century statue by an unknown sculptor, at the Ackland Art Museum on Sunday.

Fred Burns, a film animator and teacher from Taos, N.M., sketches Bhrikuti, female companion of the White Avalokiteshvara, Lord of Compassion, a 14th century statue by an unknown sculptor, at the Ackland Art Museum on Sunday.

“I love the rhythmic quality,” Burns 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.”

 

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