Travel Art: Falling into the Sky: Ganden Sumtsenling Monastery, Shangri-la, Yunan, China

Falling into the Sky: Ganden Sumtsenling Monastery, Shangri-la, Yunan, China is an impasto oil painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist.

2018
Oil on canvas
19.63 x 23.63 in (50 x 60 cm)

“There is a pulsation between the impermanence — and cultural continuity — of the temple’s traditions and the permanence of wonder as symbolized by the sky. Through its indigenous traditions (Dzogchen and Bon), Tibetan Buddhism carries a cultural continuity from our pan-Eurasian Paleolithic reindeer hunting ancestors.”

Dave exhibited this painting in the in the 2019 exhibition Ravages of Time & Permanence of Wonder at Suzhou Arts Collective in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Fine art print collectors click HERE for a fine art print of this painting.

Check out Dave Alber’s Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Paintings here: Old World New World, Suzhou Hilton 360°, Temple of Mystery 360°, Suzhou Center 360°, Twin Pagodas 360°.

Dave Alber creates Travel Art and Travel Writing. He is the inventor of Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Paintings. His Travel Art shares an experience of wonder at our cultural continuity and universal humanity. His recent Travel Art exhibitions Old World New World, Contact, INTIMATIONS and Ravages of Time & Permanence of Wonder are in Kunshan and Suzhou, China. Dave’s comic art and illustrations have appeared recently in That’s ShanghaiSuzhou ReviewShaving in the Dark, Open Magazine, and Nepali Renaissance. His comic “Bedding Shanghai” was featured in the Shanghai International Literary Festival. You can receive Dave’s art book Dave Alber: Travel Art: 2018 Part 1: Intimations for free at ILoveTravelArt.com. Dave’s longer Bio and Artist Statement is here.

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