Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of Tibet

By: Rhie, Marylin M. and Thurman, Robert A.F.

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Softcover. Condition: Fine, in as new condition, appears unread. 412pp. 295 illustrations, including 263 plates in colour, one map. This book was published to accompany the exhibition of Tibetan Art held at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco from April 17 to August 18, 1991, which then toured to the IBM Museum in New York and the Royal Academy of Arts, London. It was the most comprehensive exhibition of Tibetan arts ever seen in the West. 160 of the most beautiful and spiritually profound works of Tibetan sacred art from museums and private collections around the world are described and explained with insights into their religious meaning and use, iconography and aesthetics. Included in the volume are essays that introduce basic concepts of Tibetan Buddhist thought and practice.

Title: Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of Tibet

Author Name: Rhie, Marylin M. and Thurman, Robert A.F.

Categories: Art History and Exhibition Catalogues, Art History,

Publisher: New York, Royal Academy of Arts, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Tibet House, in association wit Harry N Abrams Inc.: 1991

ISBN Number: 0810925265

ISBN Number 13: 9780810925267

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006073

Keywords: tangka paintings, tibet, buddha,