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A Journey into the Buddhist Visual Arts of Japan

OSPKYOTO
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Impact of Buddhism on the arts and culture of Japan as seen in the ancient capital of Kyoto. Image production, iconography, representational strategies, as well as the ritual and visual functions of Buddhist sculpture and painting with a focus on selected historical temples and their icons. Also examination of architectural and landscape elements of temple layouts, within which iconographic programs are framed, images are enlivened, and practices centered on these devotional and ritual art.

Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Requirements: 
WAY-A-II
Course ID: 
217 649

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