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

Subject: Art

Category: Art History: Regional / Cultural Art

Table of contents

In this Section:

  1. Brief Table of Contents
  2. 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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