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Do you know any other contemporary artworks inspired by Buddhism?

Yes, there are many contemporary artworks that have been inspired by Buddhism or have been influenced by Buddhist ideas and concepts. Here are a few examples:

  1. "The Gates" by Christo and Jeanne-Claude: This artwork consisted of 7,503 saffron-colored fabric panels installed along the pathways of Central Park in New York City in 2005. The artists have cited their interest in Buddhist meditation practices and the idea of impermanence as inspiration for the work.
  2. "The Heart Sutra Series" by Zhang Huan: This series of sculptures and installations by the Chinese artist Zhang Huan was inspired by the Buddhist Heart Sutra. The works feature large-scale, bronze heads that appear to be cracked and broken, symbolizing the idea of emptiness and impermanence.
  3. "Ongoing" by On Kawara: This series of conceptual artworks by the Japanese artist On Kawara consists of daily date paintings, in which he painted the date on a canvas in white paint. The works reflect the Buddhist concept of impermanence and the fleeting nature of time.
  4. "Untitled (Death Mask)" by Damien Hirst: This sculpture by the British artist Damien Hirst consists of a human skull covered in thousands of diamonds. The work references the Buddhist concept of impermanence and the idea that all things, including life, are temporary and fleeting.
  5. "The Whole World" by Swoon: This large-scale installation by the American artist Swoon consists of a series of paper cutouts depicting a mythical world. The work was inspired by Buddhist cosmology and the idea of interconnectedness and interdependence.

These are just a few examples of contemporary artworks that have been influenced by Buddhist ideas and concepts. Many other artists have drawn inspiration from Buddhism, and there is a rich tradition of Buddhist art that spans many cultures and time periods.
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