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Asian Art

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The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Asian Art. Introduces major styles, media, statues, buildings and artists. FREE first two chapters in the trial. Table of Contents. 1. Introduction: Asian Art Eastern Art History Silk Road East Asian Calligraphy Asian Art Museums in the United States Buddhism Bodhisattva Buddhist Symbolism Guan Yin. 2. Buddhist Art: Overview Ashtamangala Buddharupa Physical characteristics of the Buddha Buddha Statues Architecture Music Sand Mandala Temples: List Temples Pagodas Stupas Wats. 3. Chinese Art: Overview Timeline History Ming Dynasty Song Dynasty Tang Dynasty Painting Literati Painting Ink and Wash Painting Shan Shui Painters Architecture Folk Art Comics Ceramics Literature Poetry Music Cinema Animation Jade Oracle bone script Variety Art Gardening. 4. Japanese Art: Overview Timeline History Painting Painting Schools Ukiyo-e Painters Pottery Woodblock Printing Architecture Calligraphy Sculpture Theatre Cinema Fashion Japanese Garden Ikebana Origami Anime. 5. Indian Art: Overview Painting Sculpture Pottery Architecture Literature Poetry Theatre Music Cinema Bollywood Dance Hinduism. 6. Korean Art: Overview History Painting Sculpture Pottery & Porcelain Buddhist Sculpture Architecture Stone Art Literature Theatre Cinema Dance Fan Dance Garden Bangasayusang Flower Arrangement. 7. Laotian art: Buddhist Sculpture Ceramics Dance & Theatre. 8. Thai Art: Overview Architecture Dance. 9. Tibetan Art: Overview Dzong Architecture Music Thangka Sand Mandala Rug. 10. Vietnamese Art: Overview History Dong Ho Painting Music Cinema Theatre Dance Literature.
Category: History. ISBN: 1605011878

Asian Dance

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Asian Dance,Second Editionintroduces readers to the rich variety of dance traditions of India, Thailand, Java, Bali, China, and Japan. From the profound impact Hindu deities had on dance in India and later in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago to the 20th-century development of Butoh in Japan, dance has been a means for people to express themselves religiously, culturally, and socially in celebration. In learning about the varied Asian dances across the world's largest continent, readers will discover how the art form is an essential way for Asians to express themselves and their history.
Category: Performing Arts. ISBN: 9781604134780

Asian Kites

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Kids will learn how to make colorful kites while exploring Asian culture and history with this easy-to-follow crafts-for-kids book. The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands-on projects, readers will explore each artengaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form. In this volume, children will learn how to make a kite. Kite making is a unique craftwith projects that are beautiful, functional, and fun! The colorful, easy-to-follow instructions in Asian Kites will have you buildingand flyingfifteen different kites from countries all across Asia, including China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Korea. The full-color instructions make it easy to create these beautiful kites out of everyday materials and the resource guide in the back lists plenty of places to purchase supplies. You'll learn to build: Butterfly kite from China Cobra kite from Thailand Mini kite from Malaysia Shield kite from Korea An octopus kite from Japan And more! Fun to build and exciting to flythis book brings a whole new meaning to the term "go fly a kite!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies. ISBN: 9780804835459

Central Asian Art

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The strict prohibition on the representation of the human form has channeled artistic creation into architecture and architectural decoration. This book is a magical tour through Central Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, and Uzbekistan - a cradle of Ancient civilisations and are pository of the Oriental arts inspired by Buddhism and Islam. There are magnificent, full-colour photographs of the abandoned cities of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital of the Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin,and, the Golden Road to Samarkand, the Blue City, a center of civilisation for 2,500 years.form has channeled artistic creation into architecture andarchitectural decoration. This book is a magical tourthrough Central Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia,and Uzbekistan - a cradle of Ancient civilisations and arepository of the Oriental arts inspired by Buddhism andIslam. There are magnificent, full-colour photographs of theabandoned cities of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital ofthe Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin,and, the Golden Road to Samarkand, the Blue City, acenter of civilisation for 2,500 years.
Category: Art. ISBN: 9781859951583

Central Asian Art

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The strict prohibition on the representation of the human form has channeled artistic creation into architecture and architectural decoration. This book is a magical tour through Central Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, and Uzbekistan - a cradle of Ancient civilisations and are pository of the Oriental arts inspired by Buddhism and Islam. There are magnificent, full-colour photographs of the abandoned cities of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital of the Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin,and, the Golden Road to Samarkand, the Blue City, a center of civilisation for 2,500 years. form has channeled artistic creation into architecture and architectural decoration. This book is a magical tour through Central Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, and Uzbekistan - a cradle of Ancient civilisations and a repository of the Oriental arts inspired by Buddhism and Islam. There are magnificent, full-colour photographs of the abandoned cities of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital of the Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin, and, the Golden Road to Samarkand, the Blue City, a center of civilisation for 2,500 years.
Category: Art. ISBN: 9781780420189

Southeast Asian Cartoon Art

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This is the first overview of cartoon art in this important cultural nexus of Asia. The eight essays provide historical and contemporary examinations of cartoons and comics in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and sociocultural and political analyses of cartooning in Singapore, Myanmar, and Malaysia. The collection benefits from hundreds of interviews with Southeast Asia's major cartoonists, conducted by the four contributors, as well as textual analyses of specific cartoons, on-the-spot observations, and close scrutiny of historical documents. All genres of printed cartoon art are studied, including political and humor cartoons, newspaper comic strips, comic books, and humor and cartoon periodicals. Topics of discussion and comparison with cartoon art of other parts of the globe include national identity, the transnational public sphere, globalization, alternative media forms, freedom of expression, consumerism, and corporatism. Southeast Asian cartoon art has a number of features unique to the region, such as having as pioneering cartoonists three countries' founding fathers, comics that gave their name to a national trait, some of the earliest graphic novels worldwide, and a king who hired a cartoonist to illustrate his books.
Category: Fiction. ISBN: 9780786475575

Modern Asian Living

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Featuring hundreds of photographs, this Asian design book is a love note to the modern, stylish luxury homes and interior spaces of Asia. In recent years Asian designin architecture, interiors and product designhas catapulted on to the global stage. Gone are the thatched villas and vernacular furniture of yesteryear. Replacing them are sleek, modern spaces, decked out with high quality furnishings and furniture, beautiful artworks ans state-of the-art technology. This book showcases a number of brand new propertiesbe they shops, homes, holiday houses, restaurants, bars of officesthat represent this new wave of Asian talent. Each space in Modern Asian Living has been chosen and styled carefully, often with furniture and products from some of the Pacific region's hot manufacturers and suppliers. Work from all the leading architects, interior designers, product designers and artists are showcasedand full listings are given at the back of the book.
Category: Art. ISBN: 9780794602918

Animal Motifs in Asian Art

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Highly readable authoritative reference, rich with sidelights from literature and legend, explains animal symbolism in art of the Far East. The 673 black-and-white illustrations depict dragons, tigers, bats, butterflies, elephants, and other creatures.
Category: Art. ISBN: 9780486433387

Reading Asian Art and Artifacts

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Asian art and material artifacts are expressive of cultural realities and constitute a 'visible language' with messages that can be read, interpreted, and analyzed. These essays by scholars of Asian art, philosophy, anthropology, and religion focus on objects held in ASIANetwork schools. The collections are reflective of Asian societies, historical and religious environments, political positions, and economic conditions. The chapter authors tell the stories of the collections, and the collections themselves tell stories of the collectors.
Category: Art. ISBN: 9781611460704

Abia South & Southeast Asian Art

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General. ISBN:
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