Saturday, January 27, 2007

Artist never intended to be a Buddhist painter

By Katsuhiko Shimizu, Asahi Shimbun, January 24, 2007

Tokyo, Japan -- Like many students, as a senior at Tokyo-based Keio University in the 1970s, Kenji Babasaki didn't know what to do with his life.

But during a trip to Nepal and India, Babasaki caught his first glimpse of the exquisitely detailed Tibetan Buddhist art form known as "Thangka." He was smitten.

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