Links and Resources ::: Art and Antiquities
Can Stock Photo - The search results from Can Stock Photo brings up over 19,000 high quality Buddhist images to browse through for free, as well as providing professional royalty free stock photography at affordable prices.
Asian Art Gallery - Online gallery of Buddhist art.
Asianart.com - Illustrated and annotated guide to Asian art galleries, organizations, and articles. The resources pages are hosted by Asianart.com.
Buddha Art: Mahayana Buddhist Art by Brian Barry - A selection of translations, articles and art works by the Seoul-based American artist, including the first creative works ever done in a Royal Thai Temple, Wat Suthat, by a non-Thai. Galleries include temple and Bodhisattva paintings, Bodhidharmas and creative works.
Buddha Image Archive - Several dozen Buddha images for downloading.
Buddhism Gallery - Small online gallery of Buddhist paintings, thangkas, statues, and icons.
Buddhist Art and Architecture - About the symbolism behind hand mudrus and mandalas, and the perfect proportions behind every Buddha figure.
Buddhist Manuscripts of the Great Silk Road - Virtual tour of the "Exhibition of Buddhist Manuscripts and Block Prints" at the National Library of Austria.
Buddhist Studies - Art - Buddhist Studies - Art Resources
Chinese and Japanese Art links - Chinese and Japanese Art History Virtual Library Links
Contemporary and Computer Buddhist Art - hosted by BuddhaNet's online magazine - BuddhaZine.
Dunhuang Cave Art - Dunhuang was at the hub of cultural exchanges between China and the West along the "Silk Road". So, the cave art of Dunhuang possesses a special geographical and cultural significance. The cave art derived from the style and technique of Buddhist art of the Western Regions.
Everyone's Mandala Coloring Book - Monique Mandali, M.A., is a transpersonal psychotherapist in private practice in Billings, Montana. Monique uses mandalas in her own work with clients and presents workshops and retreats that heal body, mind, and spirit.
Himalayan Art - Features over 1500 artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. Art from leading private and museum collections, accompanied by scholarship, cataloging and interpretation.
Himalayan Art Project - The Himalayan Art Project web page features over 1500 artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia.
Isisdownunder's Kuan Yin Pictures and Information - Pictures and explanation of Kuan Yin.
Kathmandu, Dharmapala Thangka Zentrum - Diese Thangka-Malschule in Nepal stellt die Mandalamalerei umfassend in Bild und Text vor. Die Website wurde von der UNESCO ausgezeichnet.
Korean Sokkuram - World Heritage Stone Cave Hermitage, featuring Korean Buddhist Images, Deva and Boddhisattva images.
Kosanji Temple Museum - Kosanji Temple was founded by the Buddhist priest Koso Kosanji in memory of his mother in 1936. Museum exhibits the history of the temple, as well as art collected by the priest.
Mahayana Art by Brian Barry - A selection of artworks, translations, and articles by this Seoul-based American Buddhist artist
Mandala - Information about the Tibetan Mandala.
Nezu Institute of Fine Arts - Includes paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, metal, wood, and Buddhist art.
Projet International Maitreya - Projet Maitreya - Préservation des valeurs universelles de paix et d'amour compatissant. Construction d'une statue de 150 mètres du future Bouddha, Maitreya.
Psychedelic Art by Hans Taeger - A gallery of psychedelic sketches and diary pages of the early 70's by Hans Taeger. Quotes concerning the interrelations between psychedelics, Buddhism and meditation.
Stupas - Stupas are Buddhist monuments traditionally containing relic(s) of the Buddha. This site covers their history, meaning, symbolism; and links to stupas both finished and under construction all around the world.
The Huntington Archive Home Page - Archive of Buddhist and Related Art. A Photographic Research and Teaching Archive at Ohio State University.
The World of the Buddha Footrprint - In early Buddhism the most popular symbol was of the Buddha's footprints. Scholar Dr. Waldemar C. Sailer presents studies about the history and significance of the Buddha footprints existing in 15 Asian countries.
Urthona Magazine - Explores the arts and Western culture from a Buddhist perspective providing insightful coverage of the arts
What Web! Online Mindful Poetry Zone - Selections from the book "What Book: Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop," edited by Gary Gach, Parallax Press, 1998.