Murals of Tibet: a talk with Thomas Laird
On May 30, 2019 the Rumsey Map Center will host a talk titled, Murals of Tibet with photographer Thomas Laird. Hidden amidst soaring snowy mountains, deep valleys, and desolate deserts are some of the greatest treasures of Buddhist culture and Tibetan heritage. For more than a decade, photographer Thomas Laird traveled the length, breadth, and far-flung corners of Tibet’s plateau to capture the land’s spectacular Buddhist murals in all their sublime vastness, intricacy, and their spiritual, emotional, and psychological enrichment. Schedule:
Doors open 2:30 pm
Talk with Thomas Laird: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Center Closes: 4:45 pm
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