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By Melissa R. Kerin

Sixteenth-century wall work in a Buddhist temple within the Tibetan cultural region of northwest India are the focal point of this cutting edge and richly illustrated examine. in the beginning formed by means of one set of spiritual ideals, the work have given that been reinterpreted and retraced through a later Buddhist group, subsumed inside its non secular framework and communal reminiscence. Melissa Kerin strains the devotional, political, and creative histories that experience encouraged the work' creation and reception over the centuries in their use. Her interdisciplinary technique combines artwork historic equipment with inscriptional translation, ethnographic documentation, and theoretical inquiry to appreciate non secular photos in context.

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