Asian Art

Asian Art, 1st edition

  • Dorinda Neave, 
  • Lara C.W. Blanchard, 
  • Marika Sardar

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Overview

Asian Art illuminates the rich history of the art of Asia from ancient times to the present, emphasizing patterns of continuity and change between the arts and cultures of various regions. The authors present images within their broader cultural and religious contexts to help you better decode various artworks.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137515592

Table of contents

In this Section:
I) Brief Table of Contents
II) Detailed Table of Contents

I) Brief Table of Contents

PART ONE: SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
Chapter 1. The Rise of Cities and Birth of the Great Religions: Early Indian Art
Chapter 2. Religious Art in the Age of Royal Patronage: The Medieval Period
Chapter 3. India Opens to the World: The Early Modern Period
Chapter 4. India and the International Scene: The Modern and Contemporary Periods
Chapter 5. At the Crossroads: The Arts of Southeast Asia

PART TWO: CHINA
Chapter 6. Ritual and Elite Arts: The Neolithic Period to the First Empires
Chapter 7. Looking Outward: The Six Dynasties and Sui and Tang Dynasties
Chapter 8. Art, Conquest, and Identity: The Five Dynasties Period and Song and Yuan Dynasties
Chapter 9. The City and the Market in Chinese Art: The Ming and Qing Dynasties
Chapter 10. The Push for Modernization: 1912 to the Present

PART THREE: KOREA AND JAPAN
Chapter 11. An Unknown Land, A People Divided: Korean Art from Prehistory to Present
Chapter 12. The Way of the Gods and the Path of the Buddha: Japanese Art from Prehistory to the Asuka Period
Chapter 13. External Influences and Internal Explorations: The Nara and Heian Periods
Chapter 14. Strife and Serenity: Kamakura, Muromachi, and Momoyama Periods
Chapter 15. From Isolation to Internationalism: Edo Period to the Present

II) Detailed Table of Contents

PART ONE: SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA

Chapter 1. The Rise of Cities and Birth of the Great Religions: Early Indian Art
The Harappan Civilization
The Vedic Period And The Origins Of Hinduism
Buddhism And Buddhist Art
Jainism And The Depiction Of The Divine
Other Traditions Of Sculpture

Chapter 2. Religious Art in the Age of Royal Patronage: The Medieval Period
The Ritual And Artistic Developments Of Hinduism
Early Hindu Temples
The Convergence Of Jain, Buddhist, And Hindu Traditions
Buddhism In Sri Lanka
Later Developments In Temple Architecture
Medieval Paintings And Manuscripts
South Asian Textiles And The International Trade Market

Chapter 3. India Opens to the World: The Early Modern Period
The Arrival Of Persian Court Culture And The Spread Of Islam
The Delhi Sultanates And Their Contemporaries
The Deccan Sultanates, Vijayanagara, And Southern India
The Mughal Empire
Europeans And European Art In India
Art And Architecture Of The Rajput Courts
Painting From The Pahari Courts
Visual Traditions Of The Sikh Religion

Chapter 4. India and the International Scene: The Modern and Contemporary Periods
A Mixture Of Traditions: European And Indian Art In The Eighteenth And Nineteenth Centuries
The Architecture Of Empire
Visions Of The Modern In The Early Twentieth Century
Independent South Asia
Contemporary Art: Globalization, Diaspora, Heritage

Chapter 5. At the Crossroads: The Arts of Southeast Asia
Prehistory
Trade
Indigenous Art
The Arrival Of Indic Religions
The Great Flowering
Rise Of Islam
Ayutthaya
Burma
Modern Times

PART TWO: CHINA

Chapter 6. Ritual and Elite Arts: The Neolithic Period to the First Empires
Neolithic Artifacts
Ancestor Worship
Zhou Dynasty Ritual And Political Arts
The Tomb Of The First Emperor Of The Qin Dynasty
Han Dynasty Funerary Arts, Daoism, And Confucianism

Chapter 7. Looking Outward: The Six Dynasties and Sui and Tang Dynasties
Six Dynasties Pictorial Arts
Six Dynasties Buddhist Cave Sites
Six Dynasties And Tang Calligraphy
Sui And Tang Imperial City Planning And Tombs
Sui And Tang Dynasty Handscroll Paintings
Tang Buddhist Art And Architecture
Decorative Arts For The Tang Elite

Chapter 8. Art, Conquest, and Identity: The Five Dynasties Period and Song and Yuan Dynasties
Southern Tang Court Painting
Southern Tang And Northern Song Landscape Painters
Northern Song Courtly Arts
Song Literati Painting And Calligraphy
Southern Song Court Painting, Calligraphy, And Patronage
Southern Song And Yuan Religious Art And Architecture
Yuan Court Painting
Yuan Literati Painting

Chapter 9. The City and the Market in Chinese Art: The Ming and Qing Dynasties Ming And Qing Politics And Architecture
Ming And Qing Ceramics
Ming Professional Painters
Ming Literati Painters
Ming And Qing Female Painters
Qing Court Painters|
Qing Individualist And Eccentric Painters

Chapter 10. The Push for Modernization: 1912 to the Present
Republican-Era Pictorial Arts, 1912-1949
Communist-Era Political Arts, 1949-1976
Post-Cultural Revolution Painting, 1976 To The Present
Painters Working Outside Mainland China
Installations, Performances, And New Media, 1980s To The Present

PART THREE : KOREA AND JAPAN

Chapter 11. An Unknown Land, A People Divided: Korean Art from Prehistory to Present
Neolithic And Bronze Age
Three Kingdoms Period
Buddhism And Korea
Queen Seondeok
Unified Silla Kingdom
Goryeo Dynasty
Joseon Dynasty
Colonization And War
Art In North Korea
Art In South Korea

Chapter 12. The Way of the Gods and the Path of the Buddha: Japanese Art from Prehistory to the Asuka Period
Shamanism And The Development Of Shinto
Jomon Period
Yayoi Period
Kofun Period
The Sun Goddess Amaterasu And The Shinto Shrine At Ise
Early Buddhist Art

Chapter 13. External Influences and Internal Explorations: The Nara and Heian Periods
Nara Period
Heian Period

Chapter 14. Strife and Serenity: Kamakura, Muromachi, and Momoyama Periods
Kamakura Period
Muromachi (Ashikaga) Period
Momoyama Period

Chapter 15. From Isolation to Internationalism: Edo Period to the Present
Closed Doors: Edo Period
Meiji Period
Showa Period
From 1989 To The Present

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