Guge--Ages of Gold: The West Tibetan Masterpieces

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    Guge--Ages of Gold: The West Tibetan Masterpieces ePUB Guge are all thecaptivating because of the kingdoms sudden, mysterious disappearance To create GugeAges of Gold, photographer Peter van Ham and collaborators gained access to Guges temple complexes and monasteriesmany of which are no longer accessible to photographersand shows for the first time the art and artifacts that have survived to the present day, from both the Indian and the Tibetan sides of Guge and spanning the entire time period Among the sitesdocumented are the monasteries Tholing, Tsaparang, and Dungkar, in addition to Serkhang, the Golden Temple, which contains many beautiful murals completed in the sixteenth century during the second of Guges two golden ages, when the formal and stylistic direction of Guges art became characterized by a blend of Kashmiri traditions and Nepalese and Chinese influences A concise text accompanies the images, bringing in the latest research on Guge and the art and culture of western Tibet Guge is a wonder of the world, yet few photographers have had the opportunity to capture itand even fewer with such vision and technical skill GugeAges of Gold seeks to preserve this rich artistic and cultural heritage."/>
  • Hardcover
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  • Guge--Ages of Gold: The West Tibetan Masterpieces
  • Peter van Ham
  • English
  • 12 November 2017
  • 3777426687

About the Author: Peter van Ham

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