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Academic Year 2005/2006
Great Traditions of Asian Art
ARHA 180 SP
An introductory sampling of some of the most significant aspects of the artistic heritage of India, China and Japan, the course is selective, choosing one distinctive artistic tradition of each society and analyzing it
terms of its peculiar aesthetic, historical and religious or philosophical context. Topics treated may vary, but likely selections are Indian Buddhist sculpture, Chinese landscape painting of the classic period, and
R. C. Craven, A CONCISE HISTORY OF INDIAN ART
Michael Sullivan, SYMBOLS OF ETERNITY (an introduction to the philosophy and history of Chinese landscape painting)
Hayakawa, THE GARDEN ART OF JAPAN
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Quizzes, two hour-exams, a number of short papers, a final miniature garden project.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Best,Jonathan W.
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: DAC300;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 15)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: X
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: X SO: 2 FR: 13
- Curricular Renewal: Reading Non-Verbal Texts, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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