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3rd Thangka High-end Forum opened in Lhasa

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2016-09-14

On the afternoon of September 12, the 3rd Thangka High-end Forum opened in Lhasa. More than 150 people including Thangka researchers and painters across the country, Lhasa local painters, apprentices and colleges and universities' Thangka students took part in this forum.

This forum pays high attention to the deep study of traditional culture and art, highlights aesthetic appreciation and the expression of work spirit. On the basis of absorbing traditional culture essence, it encourages the innovation of materials and skills. In addition, it strengthens the exploration and collection of Thangka art theory, promotes the construction of theoretical system, and pays attention to the cultivation of Thangka artists and art masters. In a word, this forum aims to buildThangka art as world-class cultural treasure, and make "China Thangka Art Festival" as important international Thangka cultural brand event.

It is said that this Thangka High-end Forum is divided into four parts. It will be held for two days by centering on Thangka art styles and genre theory exploration, protection methods and the application of new technology, artistic innovation and development tendency, art appreciation and collection, classic literature translation and so on.

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