Buddha's Footprint

Lord, Anne (2004) Buddha's Footprint. [Image]

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Abstract

The lithograph 'Buddha's Footprint' followed a series of images created from experiences in China and reflecting on the artists sense of loss.

Research Statement

Research Background The Tamarind trained print maker Peter Lancaster produced an exhibition for the front of his Fine Art Print Studio, called Lancaster Press. The exhibition was of lithographs produced by Lancaster or artists working with him.
Research Contribution The lithograph produced by Anne Lord of the Buddha's footprint was created during a lithography work shop at Vincent Campus, Townsville, James Cook University in 2004. It follows the artist's inquiry into the Buddhist icons in China in 2003.
Research Significance The image of the Buddha's footprint is a recognized symbol for the presence of the Buddha. It is not necessary to see the Buddha when the footprint is represented. McArthur found 'The Buddha himself is not represented, apparently implying his non-presence, or transcendence of this world' (McArthur 2002:14).
Item ID: 5059
Item Type: Image
Keywords: artists' lithographs
Additional Information:

This piece was exhibited in the Lancaster Press Inaugural Exhibition, Lancaster Press, Brooklyn, Melbourne in September 2004.

Media of Output: Lithograph
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Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2012 02:09
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