Living Hands is the first book that treats Tibetan art and craft as a living subject. This unique volume portrays weavers, dyers, metalworkers, thangka painters, mask makers, sculptors and carpenters and their crafts, in Tibet and Nepal. It is an outstanding introduction to Tibetan art and craft, as well as proof of the vitality of Tibetan traditions today. Illustrated in throughout with color photographs by the author and by renowned photographer Mimi Kuo.
About the Author
Chris Buckley is a writer, researcher and specialist in traditional Tibetan crafts and Asian textiles, and the owner of the Tibet Tanva Weaving Workshop in Lhasa. He is the author of Tibetan Furniture (Floating World Publications, 2006).
- Publisher : Torana Asian Art Ltd; 1st edition (November 30, 2011)
- Language : English
- Perfect Paperback : 100 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9889852616
- ISBN-13 : 978-9889852610
- Item Weight : 1.1 pounds