IN-BETWEEN: 21ST CENTURY TIBETAN ARTISTS RESPOND TO
13TH-15TH CENTURY TIBETAN MANUSCRIPT COVERS
31 OCTOBER - 28 NOVEMBER
Private view: 4 NOVEMBER, 5 - 9 PM
To coincide with this autumn's Asian Art in London, Rossi & Rossi is hosting In-Between, an exhibition featuring a choice group of Tibetan carved manuscript covers dating from the 12th - 15th centuries. Assembled over several decades by private European collectors the covers will be shown alongside nearly thirty contemporary Tibetan sculptures and paintings which have been created as a direct response to, and a commentary on these remarkable survivors. The show, curated by Tenzing Rigdol, features works by Benchung, Marie-Dolma Chophel, Gade, Tulku Jamyang, Kesang Lamdark, Tashi Norbu, Nortse, Nyandak, Penpa, Tenzin Phakmo, Tenzing Rigdol, Tsering Sherpa, Sodhon, TaNor, Chungpo Tsering, Rabkar Wangchuk and Palden Weinreb.
ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION EXAMINING THE THEMES OF THE
3 NOVEMBER, 3.30 - 4.30 PM
Round-table discussion examining the themes of the show of the same name, including: the meaning of the manuscript covers, the recent history of Tibet, what it means to be Tibetan and the artists' responses to these covers.
Dr Clare Harris - Curator, Asian Collections, Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford
Emma Martin - Head of Ethnology, World Museum, Liverpool
In conversation with Tibetan contemporary artists:
The discussion will be followed by informal drinks.
Admission is free, but seating is limited and booking is advised. To make a reservation, please email the gallery.