Myanmar Style

Myanmar Style

by Elizabeth Moore, Joe Cummings, Alfred Birnbaum, John Falconer
     
 

Myanmar Style is the first book to encompass the amazing diversity of architecture, design, and arts and crafts in Myanmar. Ranging from the monumental pagodas of Bagan (Pagan) to contemporary Yangon (Rangoon), both religious and secular buildings are presented in extraordinary detail. Buddha images, lacquerware, paintings, ceramics, wood carvings, bronzes, textiles,… See more details below

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Myanmar Style is the first book to encompass the amazing diversity of architecture, design, and arts and crafts in Myanmar. Ranging from the monumental pagodas of Bagan (Pagan) to contemporary Yangon (Rangoon), both religious and secular buildings are presented in extraordinary detail. Buddha images, lacquerware, paintings, ceramics, wood carvings, bronzes, textiles, costumes and other arts are illustrated, with countless examples of superb objets d'art. Written by the region's authorities on design, art and archaeology, Myanmar Style's text offers readers a fascinating glimpse into an alluring land.

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Details the diversity of architecture, design, and arts and crafts in Myanmar from the pagodas of Bagan to the architectural heritage of contemporary Yangon. Individual chapters focus on religious, secular, early modern, and contemporary architecture, as well as arts and crafts, textiles and costumes, and the pagoda alley market. Every page contains beautiful photographs of a wide variety of objects, including Buddha images, lacquerware, painting, ceramics, woodcarving, bronzes, textiles, and costumes. The text comprises thorough photo captions and some interpretive information. For art collectors and for more readers with an interest in Myanmar as a country. Distributed in the US by Charles E. Tuttle. Oversize: 10.5x11.25" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789625933979
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
10/22/1998
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
10.29(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.96(d)

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