ARTH406: Buddhist Art
Free Closed [?]
This course serves as an introduction to the Buddhist artistic traditions of South, Southeast, and East Asia, as well as the Himalayas. It is organized into four units based on the development of Buddhist schools and artistic traditions in Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, and China, Korea, and Japan. The first unit surveys the core tenets of Buddhism, Buddhist iconography, and early Buddhist art and architecture in India. The second unit reviews the development of Buddhist art and architecture in Southeast Asia, focusing on the patronage of Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism by rulers in the modern countries of Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Unit three examines the particular form of Vajrayana Buddhism and its artistic traditions that developed in the Himalayas. The final unit traces the spread of Mahayana Buddhist art and architecture into China and later into Korea and Japan via the Silk Roads. All four units highlight the interaction between Buddhist doctrine, art, and architecture; Bud…
Categories: Visual & Performing Arts
-- no reviews yet -- make the first review
If you know any alternatives, please let us know.
If you can suggest any prerequisite, please let us know.
If your company does certification for those who completed this course then register your company as certification vendor and add your exams to the Exams Directory.
Courses related to the course subject
Let us know when you did the course ARTH406: Buddhist Art.
Add the course ARTH406: Buddhist Art to My Personal Education Path.
Successfully added to your path.View your path
Select what exam to connect to the course. The course will be displayed on the exam page in the list of courses supported for certification with the exam.