Artistic pursuits in Bhutan are greatly influneced by Buddhism. Painting, for example, has highly evolved but its theme and subject are quintessentially Buddhist, revolving around deities, gods and revered teachers. Likewise, sculpture follows the same essence.
Any visit to a temple or monastic fortress within Bhutan is an opportuntiy to witness some of the finest Buddhist art forms in the world.
In the field of craft, Bhutan is known for its exquisite wood and bamboo works.