Art Sacré

Dernier ajout : 5 janvier 2017.

India — Art : Discovering self

The works of Elizabeth Sass Brunner and Elizabeth Brunner show their life-long quest for spirituality and knowledge.

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South-Korea — Water-Moon Gwaneum Painting: humble aspirations for salvation

Buddhist paintings, known in Korea as "taenghwa,’’ of the Goryeo Kingdom (918-1392) are especially celebrated for their artistic excellence. In tandem with religious prosperity, the period of Goryeo produced lavishly detailed paintings of Buddhist deities, exhibiting refined tastes of the era.

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Journeys of Body and Soul, New York

The Asia Society Museum explores the art that grows out of this journey in "Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art," a show whose range is so great you sometimes feel you are bouncing from culture to culture, never lingering long enough to engage.

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‘Spurious’ coins of the realm, Bhutan

Numismatic (coin) experts believe that the 200 ngultrum denomination silver coins (see picture) are spurious pieces purely struck for ‘Western collectors.’

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60 pieces of ’Charming Beijing’ are on show in Bangalore

Beijing has an intriguing air about it. It makes news as much for its history that dates back to ancient years as it does for being in the vanguard of China’s rapid strides into modernity.

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1900 Korean pavilion in Paris Expo disclosed

How foreigners thought of the first Korean pavilion in world expo in 1900 was revealed by the 2012 Yeosu Expo Committee, Monday.

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Longest Buddha Statue in Vietnam

The inauguration and blessing ceremony for the longest Buddha statue in Vietnam was held at Hoi Khanh Pagoda in Bing Duong province in southern Vietnam on March 29, 2010.

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Yeongsan Assembly Painting

On Vulture Peak, an endless multitude of crowds gathered to listen to Sakyamuni Buddha preaching "the scripture of the Lotus of the Wonderful law’’ - the Lotus Sutra.

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Nara marks its long history, but not without a few snags

Over the past few months, you may have noticed a cartoon character — a boy Buddha wearing deer antlers — appear on signs in stores, arcades and train stations. This is not a new attraction at Disneyland or an advertisement for some other theme park but Sento-kun, the official mascot of the Nara Heijo-kyo Capital 1,300th anniversary celebration, which kicked off April 24.

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From Temple to Classroom

Master temple woodcarver Hong Yao-hui’s latest project is to pass his craft on to a younger generation

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