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Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet 600-2000 A.D.

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The subtitle of this book is Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet 600-2000 A.D. and in it Amy Heller places the artwork within its historic, social and religious context, utilising in situ photographs from Tibet. She incorporates the latest research material and features works of international renown as well as those that have never been published. The author approaches Tibetan art through the religious anthropology of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan Art will provide accessible and valuable information for both the specialist and the interested novice. The photographic content of the book is superb - detailed colour photographs of mandalas, paintings, gold pieces, metalwork and the stunning Tibetan landscape and architecture reveal the splendours of this long hidden country. Contents: The Era of the Tibetan Empire (630-850) The Flourishing of Buddhism in Tibet (950-1300) The Tibetan Renaissance (1300-1500) The Era of the Dalai Lamas (1500-2000) Bibliography Map of Pilgrims'

Synopsis:

A complete introduction to Tibetan art presented in the context of Tibetan Buddhism. Amy Heller places the artwork within its historical social and religious context utilizing in situ photographs from Tibet. It spans 1400 years of art history.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-234) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9788816690042
Author:
Heller, Amy
Publisher:
Jaca Book
Location:
Milano, Italy
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Art, tibetan
Subject:
Art, buddhist
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Series:
Jaca book
Series Volume:
620
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
239
Dimensions:
12.14x9.44x.99 in. 3.63 lbs.

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Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet 600-2000 A.D.
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"Synopsis" by , A complete introduction to Tibetan art presented in the context of Tibetan Buddhism. Amy Heller places the artwork within its historical social and religious context utilizing in situ photographs from Tibet. It spans 1400 years of art history.
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