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Redefining China Trade Painting: A Decade of Research

Redefining China Trade Painting: A Decade of Research

BY MARIA KAR-WING MOK

China Trade art, in particular trade paintings or export paintings of the first category men­tioned above, have always been regarded as a commodity, produced on an assembly line. In recent years, the Hong Kong Museum of Art has been engaged in research that helps defy this notion and redefines the nature and features of trade or export paintings.

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Tantric Buddhist Art of Tibet

Tantric Buddhist Art of Tibet

BY KURT BEHRENDT

Many of the finest Tibetan Buddhist art works ever pro­duced are tantric, or Vajrayana, in nature. This article examines select works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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