Posts Tagged ‘Tsherin Sherpa’

The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

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Postcolonial narratives of dispossession, survival, and reclamation dominate the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT) at the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, making the exhibition part melancholy lament and part anthem of triumph. Works by artists of different traditions speak of cultural practices transformed in response to external forces, yet they preserve important narratives of identity. From the revival of Mongolian zurag painting in Ulaanbaatar to[…..]

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[…..]