By Melissa R. Kerin
Sixteenth-century wall work in a Buddhist temple within the Tibetan cultural sector of northwest India are the point of interest of this leading edge and richly illustrated learn. at first formed by means of one set of non secular ideals, the work have due to the fact been reinterpreted and retraced by means of a later Buddhist neighborhood, subsumed inside of its non secular framework and communal reminiscence. Melissa Kerin lines the devotional, political, and creative histories that experience inspired the work' construction and reception over the centuries in their use. Her interdisciplinary strategy combines artwork ancient tools with inscriptional translation, ethnographic documentation, and theoretical inquiry to appreciate non secular photographs in context.
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