contemporary tibetan art

  • New at the Tricycle Gallery! Contemporary Tibetan Art by Gonkar Gyatso Paid Member

    I am very happy to announce the addition of 6 works of Contemporary Tibetan Art by Gonkar Gyatso to the Tricycle Gallery! Based out of London, New York and Beijing, Gonkar Gyatso is the founder of the contemporary Tibetan art gallery The Sweet Tea House and his work has been internationally published and exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. One of his pieces was recently used for the cover for Ponlop Rinpoche's book, Rebel Buddha. About his newest works, which combine elements of pop art, collage, and traditional Buddhist iconography, Gyatso explains, More »
  • Contemporary Tibetan Art at the Rubin Paid Member

    Over at Jeff's Travel's we read: Pema Rinzin is one of the only Tibetan artists that I know who has trained in the traditional way of "tangka" and mural painting and that has also successfully transitioned into contemporary painting while still creating and teaching the so-called traditional art. Jeff, ever emphasizing the importance of Buddhism's visual culture (apparently, we don't publish enough of it), let's us know that a show featuring Pema's and other contemporary Tibetan painters' work will be opening at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City on June 11. You can find more of Jeff's thoughts on Pema's work here. But don't expect a lot of theory. As Jeff writes: More »