Bat Girl appears in this painting in front of a landscape of industrial destruction. White Tara floats on rainbow clouds hovering above the ruins. Perhaps Karma is saying, “Here’s your kind of superhero in the West- Bat Girl; and here’s my superhero, White Tara.” In North America, Bat Girl is a superhero who comes to the rescue when people are in distress. She saves people from danger and destruction. She protects the innocent and fights against the bad guys. White Tara is the female Buddha. She also comes to our aid and rescue in times of need. She shows us the path of loving-kindness and compassion.
Here we find Karma making the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas more accessible to our current climate and conditions. He injects the female Buddha into the Western stream of consciousness. He gives us similar role models like Bat Girl or Supergirl to teach us how to understand and relate to the Buddhas. Plus, they are pretty darn cool! While Tara is unlikely to suddenly show up as we are about to be mugged, she protects us from our mental and emotional limitations and constraints and shows us the way to our own Buddha nature. This is even more valuable than beating up bad guys.
Title: Bat Girl
Artist: Karma Phuntsok
• Fine Art Card: Made to order using a linen embossed card stock paper.
• Canvas Giclée Print: These are ready-to-hang, made on artist-grade canvas that is hand-stretched on a .75" inch deep, sustainable, non-warping wood frame.
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• 6x9" Fine Art Card
• 10x14" Canvas Giclee
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ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Karma Phuntsok is a pioneer of Tibetan contemporary art and one of the few Tibetan artists who directly experienced the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959. After escaping to India, Karma studied traditional Tibetan thangka painting for several years. In the 1970's, he began to explore new techniques and materials, interweaving modern with traditional symbols. Karma's paintings are now held in public and private collections around the world. As one of today's most influential artists, Karma has also paved the way for others, both Tibetan and non-Tibetan, seeking new ways to combine traditional Tibetan iconography with contemporary work.
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Jan 17, 2021