A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde
A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde
Chinese culture

The ancient Buddhist art of thangka has thrived in a Tibetan town, despite centuries of upheaval

  • Thangka, or scroll painting, originated as an aid to spiritual teachings, but has become a celebrated art form, spawning masters and masterpieces
  • Rebgong in Amdo, one of the three traditional regions of Tibet, has nurtured generation upon generation of fine artists

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A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde
A costume exhibition at the Rebgong Art Museum, in Rebgong, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Picture: Li Zhengde
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