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82nd & Fifth: DIVINITY by Denise Leidy

05/22/2013 04:56 pm 16:56:49 | Updated Jul 22, 2013

Depicted in a posture associated with meditation, this figure's hair is partially shaved off, he has long earlobes, and he holds a rolled scroll in one hand--all clues that he is a Buddhist monk. "It looks like someone you might know, someone you might talk to," says curator Denise Leidy about this Liao dynasty (907-1125) sculpture.

Get a complete, 360-degree look at the sculpture.