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A Woman Who Paints Thangkas

Friday, October 18

A woman painting a gold and black painting.

Director: Ming Xue
Producer: Ming Xue
2019 | 25 min | China, USA 
US Premiere | Filmmaker in Attendance

Lutso is one of the first female painters of Tibetan thangka art—intricate and colorful depictions of Buddhist icons painted on fabric. As a mother, wife, and daughter with responsibility to her parents, she struggles to support her family as an artist.

Plays as part of the Through the Artist’s Lens program.