Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ArH 313U Survey of Japanese Art

A survey of art and architecture of Japan from prehistoric times to the 21st century. The art and architecture (including archaeology, ceramics, sculpture, painting, textiles, and other utilitarian implements-- e.g., Samurai armors ) of Japan will be presented in context of chronology, source (indigenous or foreign influence), site and in relation to the forces of each period's culture, religion, politics, geography, and history. Shintoism, mythology, Buddhism, Confucianism, are Taoism, are basic to the arts of Japan.


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