Asian Art Encyclopedia

Asian Art Encyclopedia

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The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Asian Art. It introduces the reader to Asian Art major styles, media, statues, buildings and artists.

Table of Contents:

Introduction: Asian Art | Eastern Art History | Silk Road | East Asian Calligraphy | Asian Art Museums in the United States | Buddhism | Bodhisattva | Buddhist Symbolism | Guan Yin

2. Buddhist Art: Overview | Ashtamangala | Buddharupa | Physical characteristics of the Buddha | Buddha Statues | Architecture | Music | Sand Mandala | Temples: List | Temples | Pagodas | Stupas | Wats

3. Chinese Art: Overview | Timeline | History | Ming Dynasty | Song Dynasty | Tang Dynasty | Painting | Literati Painting | Ink and Wash Painting | Shan Shui | Painters | Architecture | Folk Art | Comics | Ceramics | Literature | Poetry | Music | Cinema | Animation | Jade | Oracle bone script | Variety Art | Gardening

4. Japanese Art: Overview | Timeline | History | Painting | Painting Schools | Ukiyo-e | Painters | Pottery | Woodblock Printing | Architecture | Calligraphy | Sculpture | Theatre | Cinema | Fashion | Japanese Garden | Ikebana | Origami | Anime

5. Indian Art: Overview | Painting | Sculpture | Pottery | Architecture | Literature | Poetry | Theatre | Music | Cinema | Bollywood | Dance | Hinduism

6. Korean Art: Overview | History | Painting | Sculpture | Pottery & Porcelain | Buddhist Sculpture | Architecture | Stone Art | Literature | Theatre | Cinema | Dance | Fan Dance | Garden | Bangasayusang | Flower Arrangement

7. Laotian art: Buddhist Sculpture | Ceramics | Dance & Theatre

8. Thai Art: Overview | Architecture | Dance

9. Tibetan Art: Overview | Dzong Architecture | Music | Thangka | Sand Mandala | Rug

10. Vietnamese Art: Overview | History | Dong Ho Painting | Music | Cinema | Theatre | Dance | Literature

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  • (16 stars)

    by Chaille Stovall on 23/08/2013

    Your only source, in the version i have, is wikipedia. While normally I wouldn't mind, I could've simply gone onto wikipedia to research it myself. I would like my money back.