Asian Art Encyclopedia: History, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Calligraphy and more

Asian Art Encyclopedia: History, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Calligraphy and more

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Asian Art Encyclopedia: History, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Calligraphy and more by MobileReference

The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Asian Art. Introduces major styles, media, statues, buildings and artists.

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  • Fully illustrated.
  • Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms.
  • Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.
  • Add Bookmarks
  • Text annotation and mark-up
  • Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
  • Use your down time to prepare for an exam.
  • Always have the guide available for a quick reference.

Table of Contents

Chapters | A-Z Index

Chapters:
1. Introduction
2. Buddhist Art
3. Chinese Art
4. Japanese Art
5. Indian Art
6. Korean Art
7. Laotian art
8. Thai Art
9. Tibetan Art
10. Vietnamese Art
11. About and Navigation

1. 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605011875
Publisher: MobileReference
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Mobi History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

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