Art of East Asia, the
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Magnificent architectural sites, painting, crafts and everyday objects, sculpture, dance, calligraphy and poetry contribute to the gloriously colorful mosaic of east and southeast Asia. This fascinating culture has expanded beyound its boundaries and has influenced western art.
Starting with the stone objects of the Neolithic age, this book leads the reader through the centuries of Asian art up to the modern images of China. Sculptured tombs, porcelain, ink painting, the Forbidden city, furniture, lacquer and silk are all present in this work.