A Masterpiece Restored: LACMA's Tibetan Painting of Yama and Yami
LACMA's Tibetan and Nepalese paintings
A Rare and Accomplished Painting
Protectors of the Monastery
Why is conservation needed?
The Conservation Process
Traditionally, the Tantric or Esoteric symbolism used in Tibetan art was understood only by advanced Buddhist practitioners. Click on the hotspots below to learn more about the symbolic imagery in this painting.