Walter Arader Himalayan Art was founded in 2010. The primary focus of the gallery is gilt bronze sculptures of Tibetan, Chinese, and Nepalese origin dating from the 12-18th centuries. Walter has dealt significant works of art to institutions such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Rubin Museum of Art, The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, numerous public and semi-private museums in mainland China, as well as to numerous American, European, and Chinese private collections.
Walter was awarded a Masters in Tibetan and Himalayan studies from the University of Oxford in 2013 and is currently pursuing his PhD. His thesis is guided by Dr. Ulrike Roesler, Lecturer in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies at the University of Oxford, as well as by Jeff Watt, the founding curator of the Rubin Museum Art and Director of Himalayan Art Resources.
Walter sits on the board of Himalayan Art Resources and actively supports charities and scholarly institutions such as the Oxford Center for Buddhist Studies, Himalayan Art Resources, the Rubin Museum, and the University of Richmond.Back