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Titre : Wisdom and Compassion, The Sacred Art of ...
Éditeur : Harry N. Abrams
Date d'édition : 1991
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Fine
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Edition : 1st Edition
Landmark book created to illuminate the most important and comprehensive exhibition of Tibetan art ever seen in the west: presented by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and the Tibet House of New York. The authors present the Tibetan Buddhist Art in terms of its religious meaning, purpose, and function: the sequence of pieces organized on the principle of the mandala. Photographs by John Bigelow Taylor. 278 illustrations, including 263 plates in full color; 2 maps. Glossary. Biblio. Index. 406 pp. Fine Hardcover in full red cloth w/ Fine dj. N° de réf. du libraire 1108
Synopsis : Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates 241 of the finest examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. Renowned experts Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman offer insights into the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography, and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculptures, and mandalas.
Synopsis: Illustrates, explains and celebrates 241 examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. The authors discuss the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculpture and mandalas.
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