May 26, 2018  
Catalogue 2017-2018 
Catalogue 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASIA 258 - The Art of Zen in Japan

1 unit(s)
(Same as ART 258 ) This course surveys the arts of Japanese Buddhism, ranging from sculpture, painting, architecture, gardens, ceramics, and woodblock prints. We will consider various socioeconomic, political and religious circumstances that led monks, warriors, artists, and women of diverse social ranks to collectively foster an aesthetic that would, in turn, influence modern artists of Europe and North America.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105  or ART 106 , or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.

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