The Modern Changes of "Gesar" Thangka Under Multiple Contexts

CHEN Meizhen
2019 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
Gesar" Thangka is an important type of Tibetan Tangka. With the generation and spread of Gesar epic, "Gesar" Thangka is also undergoing complex historical changes in the social and historical process of Tibetan areas. Since the 1980s, in the context of the rescue of Gesar epic, the rise of market economy, and the protection of intangible cultural heritage, "Gesar" Thangkar has gained creative vitality and experienced modern changes, presenting the aesthetic characteristics of secularization,
more » ... secularization, sanctification, and art.
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2019.07.015 fatcat:hssk3fi6rzbbni3s3squevusae