Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ArH 312U Survey of Chinese Art

A survey of art and architecture of China from prehistoric times to the 21st -Century. The art and architecture, including ceramics, sculpture, painting, textiles, and other utilitarian implements ( e.g., Chinese ritual bronze vessels) of China will be presented in context of chronology, source (indigenous or foreign influence), site and in relation to the forces of each society's culture, religion, politics, geography, and history. Shamanism, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, symbolism, yin and yang philosophy, and mythology that are basic to the arts of China, the influence of central Asian art on Chinese art and Chinese influence on Korean art.


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