Current Location:
Bike Factory -> 2nd Floor (BIK)
Location Notes:
BIK; 2nd Floor; Right of Room 271

Mogaoky

Artwork
Identifier:
2002.305.1
Artist:
Dong Yanzi
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Ink on Paper
Date:
2002
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 5 in Width: 13.5 in
Description:
Village with men and camels.
Historical Context:
In this image, artist Dong Yanzi portrays the Mogao Caves, also known as the Cave of the Thousand Buddhas. Located in Dunhuang, China, an oasis located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in the Gansu province of China. The caves hold over 500 temples and some of the oldest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
drawings
ink
works on paper