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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
E-mail: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com, info@jp-india.org
Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
Landmark: We are next to Cathedral Middle School, in the lane opposite J.B.Petit School.

 

 
 

Tibetan Art - Style & Iconography

8 - 12 Aug '17 8 - 11 Aug: 3.00 to 6.00 PM 12 Aug: Museum Visit, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
 

Image: Detail of Cakrasamvara with consort, Gongkar Chödé Monastery, Yidam Lhakhang, ca. 1470,
photo C. Luczanits 2007 D9065

This lecture series critically examines the main phases of the development of Tibetan art, the growth of the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon and the interrelationship of its deities, the development of the Buddhist mandala, the relationship of imagery to textual sources, the analysis of the iconographic program of a Tibetan temple, the differentiation of Tibetan artistic styles in Tibetan literature from the seventeenth century onwards, and the definition of Tibetan artistic schools in art historical terms.

Day 1: Tibetan Art in its Relations
Day 2: Systematic Perspectives on Tibetan Iconography
Day 3: Awakened Teachers and Painted Scrolls
Day 4: Connoisseurship and Reincarnate Artists
Day 5: Museum Visit

 
 
 

Dr. Christian Luczanits

Dr. Christian Luczanits is the David L. Snellgrove Senior Lecturer in Tibetan and Buddhist Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Before joining the faculty at SOAS, he was Senior Curator at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. He has lectured prolifically in Europe, the Americas, and South Asia and published numerous edited collections and journal articles. His book, Buddhist Sculpture in Clay: Early Western Himalayan Art, Late 10th to Early 13th Centuries, was released in 2004 by Serindia.

 
 
 

Registration Fees: Rs. 4000/-

 
 
 
 
 

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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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