James Stanford Donates Buddhist Work to the Tibetan Cause | Art Fix Daily

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Las Vegas digital artist James Stanford will be donating his monumental work ‘Budding Buddha’ to Art For Tibet for their 9th annual auction and exhibition in support of the Tibetan peoples’ nonviolent freedom struggle against occupation.

Founded in 2009, Art for Tibet will be taking place in New York on Thursday November 7 2019, and will bring together artists and activists to celebrate, commemorate, and support the Tibetan people.

Stanford’s work ‘Budding Buddha’, a 3-flip backlit lenticular print is edition one of five, moving with the viewers gaze it transforms into three contrasting versions of itself. Depicting the Buddha’s head the work refers to Stanford’s own deep spirituality ignited in his teen years when he was introduced to Seon Buddhism and began practicing meditation. Other artists donating works to include Shepard Fairey, Cey Adams, Al Diaz and Pema Rinzin.