May 2019

The Tiger in Asian Art

Welcome to The Arts Society Pewsey Vale
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 19:30
Bouverie Hall
North Street Pewsey SN9 5ES

Exploring the significance of the tiger in Asian art

​This lecture by Zara Fleming explores the significance of the tiger as an important symbol of power and protection as seen in early Chinese bronzes, Japanese netsukes, Indian paintings, Tibetan rugs and other Asian works of art.


Mrs Zara Fleming

Freelance lecturer, art consultant and exhibition curator specialising in the art and culture of Tibet, the Himalayan areas and Mongolia. Initially based at the V&A, but also worked with the Central Asian Department of Bonn University, the Orient Foundation, the Royal Academy, Tibet House, the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside and Asia House. In addition to lecturing for The Arts Society, she lectures for museums, universities, Asian art societies, and private associations. Guest lecturer and tour guide on numerous trips to the Himalayas. Edited Masterpieces of Mongolian Art: Vol 1 and has published many articles in the field of Buddhist art and culture.