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Class A Tangka painter at Tibet Museum

2010-08-07 08:21:15 GMT2010-08-07 16:21:15 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Tangka painter Dengga draws on a piece of Tangka painting at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Tangka painter Dengga introduces a piece of Tangka work at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Tangka painter Dengga shows painting skills at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Tangka painter Dengga displays his certificate after he was titled Class A Tangka painter at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Photo taken on Aug. 6, 2010 shows a piece of Tangka work at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Tangka painters Dengga(R) and Tonzhub exchange views on a piece of Tangka painting at Tibet Museum in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, August 6, 2010.(Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

The first Tangka exhibition lowered its curtain on Friday as a total of 100 pieces of Tangka works were displayed during the five-day exhibition.

Originated from Tang Dynasty, Tangka is a unique style of traditional Tibetan scroll paintings found only in China's Tibetan areas.

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