9780205837632

Asian Art

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    9780205837632

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    0205837638

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/7/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Illuminates the rich history of Asian Art from ancient times to the present

 

Asian Art provides students with an accessible introduction to the history of Asian Art. Students will gain an understanding of the emergence and evolution of Asian art in all its diversity. Using a range of analytical skills, readers will learn to recognize patterns of continuity and change between the arts and cultures of various regions comprising Asia. Images set within their broader cultural and religious backgrounds provides students with important contextual information to understand and decode artworks.

 

MySearchLab is a part of the Neave / Blanchard / Sardar program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore Asian Art in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.

 

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020599685X / 9780205996858 History of Asian Art Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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Author Biography

Dorinda Neave is a senior lecturer in Art History at Capilano University, North Vancouver, Canada. Dorinda received a B.A. from Manchester University U.K. and a post-graduate certificate in Education from Keele University, U.K. before completing an M.A at the University of Victoria, Canada. She currently teaches courses in visual culture and Asian art at Capilano University. Her research interests include contemporary Japanese performance art and women in Japanese art as artists, patrons and subjects. Neave’s articles have been published in a variety of journals such as Art Journal and Woman’s Art Journal. She has traveled widely throughout Japan and in 2009 was a summer visiting scholar at Nichibunken (International Research Centre for Japanese Studies) in Kyoto.

 

Lara C. W. Blanchard is Luce Associate Professor of East Asian Art at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York, where she teaches courses in art history, Asian studies, and women’s studies. She received a B.A. from the College of William & Mary and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Her research interests focus on Chinese pictorial arts, especially of the Song through Ming dynasties (960-1644) and the contemporary era, and include women as artists and patrons, the construction of gender, text-image relationships, and theories of representation. Her articles have appeared in journals such as Ars Orientalis and Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China. She has traveled throughout mainland China and studied Chinese art, language, and calligraphy in Taipei.

 

Marika Sardar is Associate Curator of Southern Asian and Islamic Art at The San Diego Museum of Art. Marika studied at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU where she completed a doctoral dissertation on the architecture of Golconda, a fortified city in the Deccan, India. She has also worked in the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and her research has embraced architecture, archaeology, painting, textiles, and trade. Publications include essays in several books about the Deccan and in the catalogue The Interwoven Globe: Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800 (2013). She was co-editor of Sultans of the South: Arts of India’s Deccan Courts, 1323-1687 (2011).

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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