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Tsherin Sherpa’s Contemporary Twist On Tibetan Thangka Paintings

Tsherin Sherpa. UNTITLED, 2010; gouache, acrylic and gold leaf on paper; 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the artist

From our friends at Beautiful/Decay, today we bring you paintings by Tsherin Sherpa, who states: “if we […] analyze these Buddhist images, one will find that they are a means to develop a practitioner’s (Buddhist) goal towards enlightenment, which means that the images are not the ultimate goal but rather a vehicle.” This article was written by Russ Crest and originally published on October 2, 2013. Tsherin[…..]