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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2020, 2(5); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2020.020511.

Research on the Dilemma and Improvement Measures of Chinese Thangka Art Talent Education


Li Hong

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Li Hong

School of the Fine Arts and Design, Nanjing Normal University of Special Education, Nanjing 210038, Jiangsu,China


Based on the perspective of national art talent training, this paper explores the dilemma and the improvement measures of talent education of Thangka art in China, which is of great value for the development of intangible cultural heritage Thangka painting art. It reveals and analyzes the current difficulties of Thangka art talent education in China from the following aspects of urgent needs to improve the training quality of Thangka painting talents, lack of technical talents for the cleaning, restoration and protection of Thangka works, urgent needs to cultivate Thangka painting talents who understand the rules of the art market, necessity to give theoretical guidance of design aesthetics and design ethics to Thangka Painters, and needs to strengthening the educational function of Thangka Art. On this basis, the following specific improvement measures of Chinese Thangka art talent education are also discussed:reforming Thangka painting education in colleges and universities to improve the quality of professional talent training; strengthening the training of talents in Thangka cleaning, repairing and protecting techniques; improving the cultivation of legal and creating talents for the sustainable development of the Thangka market; using design aesthetics and design ethics theories to enhance the level of Thangka creators; and enhancing the educational connotation of Thangka art and the function of “nurturing people with culture”.


China, Thangka art, Art talent education, Dilemma, Improvement Measures

Cite This Paper

Li Hong. Research on the Dilemma and Improvement Measures of Chinese Thangka Art Talent Education. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2020), Vol. 2, Issue 5: 71-76. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2020.020511.


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