Karl Debreczeny graduated from Indiana University with MAs in both Art History and Tibetan Studies and earned a Ph.D. degree in Tibetan and Chinese Art History from the University of Chicago. His dissertation focused on exchanges between Tibetan and Chinese painting traditions, and his research articles on various topics of Tibetan art history in the northwest Yunnan region have been published in Tibet Journal, Orientations, as well as the volume Buddhism Between Tibet and China edited by Matthew Kapstein. He trained in Tibetan painting of the Gardri (“Encampment”) tradition in Nepal and has conducted field research in various locations along the Sino-Tibetan border. Dr. Debreczeny is currently Curator at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York.
Rubin Museum of Art