Buddhist art
Buddhist art is the artistic practices that are influenced by Buddhism. It includes art media which depict Buddhas, bodhisattvas, and other entities; notable Buddhist figures, both historical and myth...
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Japanese art
Utamaro Revealed: A Guide to Subjects, Themes & Motifs. By Gina Collia-Suzuki. www.utamarorevealed.com Kitagawa Utamaro is one of the most well-known and adm...
Korean art
Gray-blue, unpolished earthenware objects were made in the Gyeongsang-do region during the Silla period, and they are generally referred to as Silla earthenw...
Buddhism in Korea
Korean Buddhism is distinguished from other forms of Buddhism by its attempt to resolve what it sees as inconsistencies in Mahayana Buddhism. Early Korean monks believed that the traditions they recei...
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Korean Buddhist sculpture
Korean Buddhist sculpture is one of the major areas of Korean art. Some of the finest and most technically accomplished Buddhist sculpture in East Asia and World were produced in Korea.Buddhism, ...
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Korean art
Korean arts include traditions in calligraphy, music, painting and pottery, often marked by the use of natural forms, surface decoration and bold colors or sounds.
The earliest examples of Korean ...
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Buddhism in Japan
Buddhism has been practiced in Japan since at least 552 AD, though some Chinese sources place the first spreading of the religion earlier during the Kofun period (250 to 538). Buddhism has had a major...
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Japanese art
Japanese art covers a wide range of art styles and media, including ancient pottery, sculpture, ink painting and calligraphy on silk and paper, ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, kiri-e, kirigami...
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Buddhist art in Japan
Buddhism played an important role in the development of Japanese art between the 6th and the 16th centuries. Buddhist art and Buddhist religious thought came to Japan from China through Korea and Budd...
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Bhutanese art
Bhutanese art is similar to Tibetan art. Both are based upon Vajrayana Buddhism and its pantheon of teachers and divine beings.The major orders of Buddhism in Bhutan are the Drukpa Lineage and the Nyi...
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Tibetan art
Tibetan art refers to the art of Tibet. For more than a thousand years, Tibetan artists have played a key role in the cultural life of Tibet. From designs for painted furniture to elaborate murals in ...
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Tibetan tsakli
Tsakli (also “tsakalis”) are Tibetan miniature paintings, normally produced as thematic groups or sets, which are used in rituals as initiation cards. Examples of this miniature art are also known fro...
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Japanese architecture
Japanese architecture (日本建築, Nihon kenchiku) has traditionally been typified by wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground, with tiled or thatched roofs. Sliding doors (fusuma) were u...
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History of Eastern art
The history of Eastern art includes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. Developments in Eastern art historically parallel those in Western art, in general a few centuries e...
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Kim Du-ryang
Kim Du-ryang (1696–1763) was a painter of the mid Joseon period. He was the son of Kim Hyogyeong, a Hwawon (royal court painter). Kim Duryang followed his father's career by entering the royal service...
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Satsuma ware
Satsuma ware (薩摩焼 satsuma yaki) is a style of Japanese earthenware originally from the Satsuma region of what is today southern Kyūshū. Today, it can be divided into two distinct categories: the orig...
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Crown of Silla
The crowns of Silla were made in the Korean kingdom of Silla approximately in the 5th-7th centuries of the Common Era.These crowns were excavated in Gyeongju, the former capital of Silla, and are desi...
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Korean painting
Korean painting includes paintings made in Korea or by overseas Koreans on all surfaces. It includes art as old as the petroglyphs through post-modern conceptual art using transient forms of light. Ca...
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Lee Ufan
Lee Ufan (Korean: 이우환, Hanja: 李禹煥, [iːuhwan] born 1936 in Haman County, in South Kyongsang province in Korea) is a Korean minimalist painter and sculptor artist and academic, honored by the government...
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Bhavacakra
The bhavacakra (Sanskrit; Pali: bhavacakka; Tibetan: srid pa'i 'khor lo) is a symbolic representation of samsara (or cyclic existence) found on the outside walls of Tibetan Buddhist temples and monast...
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Shin Wui
Sin Wi (신위, 1769 – 1847?), styled Jaha 자하 or Gyeongsudang 경수당, was a scholar official of the late Joseon period as well as an amateur-painter in the literati artistic style.
Born in Pyeongsa...
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Yi Insang
Yi Insang (1710–1760) was a painter and a government officer in the late Joseon period. Yi Insang was born to a high class and grandson of Yi Gyeongyeo who served as Yeonguijeong (prime minister). He ...
Kisaeng
Kisaeng (also spelled gisaeng), sometimes called ginyeo (기녀), were officially sanctioned Korean female courtesans. Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings.Firs...
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Geumgang jeondo
Geumgang jeondo (금강전도 金剛全圖) is a famous landscape painted by Jeong Seon during the reign of King Yeongjo. The title literally means "General view of Mt. Geumgangsan" or The Diamond Mountains). It was ...
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Higashiyama period
The Higashiyama Period (東山時代) also known as the period of "Higashiyama Culture" or Higashiyama Bunka (東山文化), is a segment of Japanese culture originated and promoted in the 15th century by Shogun ...
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Japanese traditional dance
There are two main types of Japanese traditional dance: Odori, which originated in the Edo period, and Mai, which originated in the western part of Japan. Odori grew out of Kabuki drama and is more o...
Urushi-e
Urushi-e (漆絵), literally meaning "lacquer picture," refers to two types of Japanese artworks: paintings painted with actual lacquer, and particular woodblock printing styles which use regular ink but ...
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Sung Hwan Kim
Sung Hwan Kim (born 1975, Seoul, South Korea) is a contemporary artist who grew up in South Korea and is currently based in New York. He also worked in the Netherlands for four years serving as a fell...
Kyoto school (art)
The Kyoto school (京都派 -ha) was a collection of several styles and schools of Japanese painting of the late Edo period. Though there are many broad similarities between the styles within the school, th...
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U-Ram Choe
U-Ram Choe (born 1970) is an artist based in Seoul, South Korea.
Choe was born in Seoul, South Korea. He is a contemporary artist who works with kinetic sculpture. His grandfather was a scientist ...