ArH 315U Chinese Buddhist Art
A concentrated study of the Buddhist art of China and Central Asia. Buddhist art of caves of the Six-dynasties period (220-589 C.E.) to the Qing period will be covered in-depth. Basic concepts of Buddhism, such as Hinayana, Mahayana, and Tantric Buddhism; the Central Asian sources for Chinese Buddhist art and archaeology, arts related to specific sects; and the iconography and stylistic changes will be covered.