Oral history interview with renowned Tibetan painter Amdo Jampa (1913/14-2002)

Oral history interview with renowned Tibetan painter Amdo Jampa (1913/14-2002)

 

Name:
A-mdo Byams-pa (Interviewee), Hartley, Lauran R., 1964- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with renowned Tibetan painter Amdo Jampa (1913/14-2002)
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Amdo Jampa (Tib. A mdo Byams pa), on becoming a monk at the age of 7, his love of drawing, the early years of his education in traditional Tibetan painting, his first experiments with realism, working as an itinerant artist in Lanzhou and elsewhere to earn money, his time at Labrang Monastery, his relocation to Lhasa, the circumstances of his visit to India, his friendship with Gendun Choephel (Tib. Dge-'dun-chos-'phel), etc.
Subjects:
Painters; Art, Tibetan; Realism in art; Monks; Amdo (Tibetan people); Amdo (China : Region); Tibet Autonomous Region (China); Lhasa (China); A-mdo Byams-pa; Dge-ʼdun-chos-ʼphel, A-mdo, 1903-1951
Format:
sound recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
September 2000
Physical Description:
3 audio files (Part 1: 73 minutes; Part 2: 61 minutes; Part 3: 72 minutes)
Note:
Original format: audio analog reel
Note (Funding):
Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Language:
Tibetan
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12865611
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1baw-gg49