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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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 30 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 100 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9636||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|