Picturing Enlightenment Additional Resources

Readers interested in learning more about Tibetan Buddhist art, and its social and historical contexts, including its ritual uses, may wish to consult the following Web sites.

Himalayan Art Resources: http://www.himalayanart.org/

Newark Museum Tibet Information Zone http://www.newarkmuseum.org/tibet_zone/tour/index.htm

Newark Museum Tibetan Altar (virtual tour) http://www.newarkmuseum.org/vrtibet/index.htm

Philadelphia Museum of Art Domestic Tibetan Altar http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/243.html

Philadelphia Museum of Art Tibetan Ritual Arts exhibition (2007) http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/2007/265.html

Pitt Rivers Museum’s Tibet Album (Archive of British Photography in Central Tibet, 1920-1950) http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/

Rubin Museum of Art Mandala: The Perfect Circle exhibition (2010): http://www.rmanyc.org/nav/exhibitions/view/444

Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center http://www.tbrc.org/?locale=en#home

Museum of Fine Arts Boston thangka conservation project: http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Nuns-from-Kathmandu-help-restore-400-year-old-Tibetan-paintings/26106

Yale Silk Road Database (part of the Visual Resources Collection in the Arts Library): http://library.yale.edu/digitalcollections/yalesilkroad/index.html