Buddha book: a meeting of images

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Chronicle Books, Oct 1, 1997 - Art - 95 pages
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Edited and designed by Frank Olinsky, founding art director of Tricyclemagazine, Buddha Bookpresents over ninety sacred images of the Buddha -- both Eastern and Western, ancient and modern -- in the form of paintings, carvings, sculptures, photographs, and drawings. From rare museum pieces and exquisite temple art to striking modern interpretations by such artists as David Byrne, Henri Matisse, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Nam June Paik, Buddha Bookinvites readers to contemplate the many faces of enlightenment.

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About the author (1997)

Frank Olinsky is a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator, as well as founding art director and cover designer of Tricycle magazine. He teaches at Parsons School of Design in New York.

Robert A. F. Thurman is the author of Essential Tibetan Buddhism, and he is Jey Tsong Khapa professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies and chair of the religion department at Columbia University.

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