CHINAUS EUROPEASIA 中文双语Français
Home / Art

Tibetan thangka painting on show in Beijing

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-01-11 11:14
Thangka painting listed in the exhibition. [Photo/namoc.org]

Thangka, a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton or silk appliqué, is the treasure in traditional Chinese art. It usually depicts Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. In 2006, thangka was among the first to be included in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

The art form has gained a promising development during recent years under the vigorous support of the Ministry of Culture and Qinghai Provincial government.

The exhibition showcases over 30 thangka paintings by art and craft masters, comprising a variety of hand-drawn thangkas such as colored drawing thangka, red thangka, black thangka and golden thangka.

If you go:

9:00 am and 5:30 pm, Jan 17 to Jan 28 (Opens at 3:30 pm on Jan 17). 1 Wusi Avenue, Dongcheng district, Beijing. 010-6403-4951.

Entrance: Free.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next   >>|
BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US