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Arts of Asia

By The Saylor Foundation


This course serves as an introduction to the major pre-Modern artistic traditions of India, China, and Japan. It first examines Indian Art, focusing on Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic art and architecture. Then, the student will cover the arts of China, detailing the interaction between art, politics, and culture throughout Chinese dynastic history. Lastly, the course discusses Japanese Art, exploring the effects that various sub-traditions and sub-cultures had on the art of Japan. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Art History 305)

Topics: art, asia, china, japan, india, architecture, Creative arts & design, W000
Publisher: Saylor Foundation
Year: 2012
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Provided by: Jorum Open
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