Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Art Perry Photographs of Tibet

Collection ID:
Perry, Art, Mr.
Physical Description:
30 Gelatin silver prints
-- cm. x -- cm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Images taken by Canadian writer and photographer Art Perry to document Tibetans, including those in exile communities in India and Nepal. Mostly depicted are religious figures such as monks and pilgrims in residencse that include Sera Monastery.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art Perry is best known for his publication The Tibetans: Photographs - the result of five years travel throughout Himalayan Buddhist and nomadic communities. Perry has paralleled this photographing and writing about oppressed world communities with his ongoing religious belief in and valuing of the holiness within outsider culture... culture that goes counter to the mainstream.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2000.03

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013