This course will provide a broad introduction to the art and architecture of India, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia. Themes of special importance will be the relation between art and religion, between art and royal patronage, and between indigenous styles and foreign forms and ideas. Art works from a range of religious and philosophical orientations - autochthonous, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Confucian, Daoist, Islamic and Christian - will be studied.
2,000 word tutorial presentation (50%), short paper and brief oral presentation (800 words) (25%) and visual test (25%).
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WorkloadAn average of two and a half class contact hours a week
Requisite and Incompatibility
* Blurton, T R, Hindu Art, British Museum, London, 1992
* Fisher, R, Buddhist Art and Architecture, Thames and Hudson, London, 1993
* Brend, B, Islamic Art, British Museum Press, London, 1994
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4353||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|