Studies in Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Art (Chinese Edition) (English and Chinese Edition)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:9/1/2008 - Monograph Series in Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Studies
By: Xie Jisheng
This book is a compilation of proceedings from the 2nd International Conference on Tibetan Archaeology and Art, Beijing, September 3-6, 2004. This three-day academic conference was hosted by Sichuan University, The Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Academy of Social Sciences, Tibetan Research Center, The China Association for the Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture and China Tibetology Research Center. Over 40 speakers from China, Switzerland, U.S.A., France, Japan, India and England, were invited to present their papers ranging from art and architecture, archaeology and Buddhist iconography. This conference provided a dialogue among Chinese and non-Chinese scholars on Tibetan studies. Some of the papers presented were: Erberto Lo Bue s paper Problems of Conservation of Murals in Tibetan Temples, which draws attention to the main causes for the decay of ancient murals in Tibetan religious buildings: Xie Jisheng s paper A unique Tangut Thangka in the Wuwei City Museum a Study of a Thangka discovered in the Tara cave Temple : Mahasiddhas in Central Tibetan Painting, Stylistic Development from the 12th to 25th centuries by Helmut F Neumann: and A Methodology to understand the Basis of Tibetan Archaeology and the Arts by Joy Sen. This book has select papers in Chinese and English.