Robert Nelson Linrothe

  • 36 Citations
1984 …2019

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Research Interests

Professor Linrothe's interests are in the history and development of Himalayan Buddhist art and material culture, esoteric Buddhist art, Buddhist art and theory, and esoteric Buddhism in East, South, and Southeast Asia. His research is mainly based on fieldwork in Ladakh and Zangskar.

Education/Academic qualification

Art History, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1992

Art History, MA, The University of Chicago

… → 1984

Art History, BA, University of Minnesota Duluth

… → 1983

Research interests

  • Buddhist Art of Kashmir
  • Buddhist art of the Himalayas
  • Monastic painting in Amdo
  • Pre-modern art of Ladakh and Zangskar

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Research Output

‘This is it! Odisha for Art’s Sake

Linrothe, R. N., 2019, In : Orientations. 50, 3, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Introduction: By the Light of/at Home

Linrothe, R. N., 2018, In : Asian Highlands Perspectives. 52, p. 8-9 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Noise along the network: A set of Chinese Ming embroidered thangkas in the Indian Himalayas

    Linrothe, R., Jan 1 2018, Buddhist Encounters and Identities Across East Asia. Heirman, A., Anderl, C. & Meinert, C. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers, p. 52-80 29 p. (Dynamics in the History of Religions; vol. 10).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    ‘This is it!' Bihar for Art’s Sake

    Linrothe, R. N., 2018, In : Orientations. 49, 2, p. 134-141 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle