Rescue the worlds Largest Private Buddhist Textile Art Heritage Collection from Bhutan! We seek immediate funding either through a benefactor and/or a few individual piece sales. This is the only opportunity that we will offer a few rare individual pieces to the Friends of Buddhism. Once we receive initial funding we will be able to reveal the Collection to the world and find its permanent Home of Honor. We sincerely ask YOU, as you appreciate Sacred Buddhist Art, to give your support to this noble cause.
Mr. Bartholomew, founder of the GreenHeart Foundation, is devoting himself now to the GreenHeart’s Mission eliminating world hunger through the promotion of his “Art to Heart” campaign. Due to the Bartholomew Collection’s rarity and great cultural significance, it is of the utmost importance that these extremely priceless and frail treasures be properly conserved, promoted and [...]
â€œTHE LOST TREASURES OF BHUTANâ€ It is now a decade ago since the Wall Street Journal ran articles on the Bartholomew Collection referring to theÂ “Lost Art of Bhutan” and while such headlines appeared to make good journalistic copy, the fact was, and remains that the headlines were misleading in that these treasures were never [...]
The Bartholomew Bhutan Collection After 35 years of dedication to a dream which began in 1972, MarkO Bartholomew has amassed the largest and most comprehensive collection of Bhutanese textiles in the world. Having collected these treasures since moving to the Himalayas in 1975, he was one of the first people to document and promote the [...]