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Fall 2021
Sep 29,2022
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The description and topics of this course vary from semester-to-semester, as well as from instructor-to-instructor. Prerequisite: varies with the topic offered. ARHT 390 ASIAN ART HISTORY. This course is a survey of the arts of India, China, and Japan. Students will study the historical development of art and architecture within its cultural contexts, examining court patronage as well as religious and philosophical ideas. Themes that run through the course are the relationships between these three areas, for example, the spread of Buddhism from India to East Asia and Confucism from China to Japan. Some of the works studied will be the Qin terracotta army, and Literati paintings; The Great Stupa in India, Hindu temples, Mughal paintings and the Taj Mahal; the Japanese Shinto Shrine at Ise, the Tai-an Tea House, and wood-block prints. Students will have the opportunity to explore topics in contemporary Asian art in their research projects for the class.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art History Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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