Meher McArthur | KCET
Originally from the UK, Meher McArthur is an independent Asian art historian, author and educator based in Los Angeles. She has two exhibitions currently touring the U.S.: "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami" (through 2015) and "Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami" (through 2017). She worked for many years as Curator of East Asian Art at Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, has collaborated with several Southern California museums, and advised for the V&A Museum in London. Her books include "Reading Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Guide to Buddhist Signs and Symbols" (Thames & Hudson, 2002), "The Arts of Asia: Materials, Techniques, Styles" (Thames & Hudson, 2005), "Confucius: A Throneless King" (Pegasus Books, 2011), "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami" (International Arts & Artists/Tuttle, 2012) and "An ABC of What Art Can Be" (The Getty Museum, 2010) for kids. She has also written for The V&A Magazine, The Royal Academy Magazine, Artillery, Fabrik and is a regular contributor to www.buddhistdoor.net.
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