'In the Image of Tibet is a unique study of the ways in which the idea of Tibet has been imagined by Tibetan artists both in exile in India and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (T.A.R.) of the People's Republic of China. Taking 1959, the year of the Dalai Lama's flight form Tibet, as signalling the beginning of the Tibetan diaspora, Clare Harris shows how exiled artists and their audiences negotiated Tibet's reconstruction in India. In the T.A.R., meanwhile, the visual landscape was colonized by Chinese depictions of Tibet and of Tibetans represented as a national "minority"...' excerpt from the back cover

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Onsite

author

Clare HARRIS

Location code REF.HAC3
Language

English

Keywords

paintingart history

Publication/Creation date

1999

No of pages

220

ISBN / ISSN

1861890397

No of copies

1

Content type

monograph

Chapter headings
The Image of Tibet in the West
The Image of Tibet in Exile
Beyond the Boundaries of Tradition
The Chinese Image of Tibet
The Tibetan Image of the Tibet Autonomous Region
'Tibets' in Collision: Conclusions
In The Image of Tibet: Tibetan Painting After 1959
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In The Image of Tibet: Tibetan Painting After 1959