himalayan art resources

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Who hijacked Himalayan art? Or any art, for that matter?

Himalayan Art Resources (HAR) is the most comprehensive collection of Himalayan art available, much of it Buddhist. For years now, Jeff Watt, HAR’s director, has been exhorting us to understand and critique Himalayan art on its own merit—much as we might consider, say, a Fra Angelico—and rescue it from the theory-laden university art history departments. […]

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Paintings of the 10th Karmapa

  Himalayan Art Resources’ Jeff Watt writes: Probably one of the most famous Tibetan contemporary artists of his time was the 10th Karmapa, Choying Dorje (1604-1674). Take a look. I know, I know, I plug this site a lot but there’s nothing like it. You can click on the pix to enlarge.

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