ARTH 5212 - Studies in Japanese Art

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2016

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The course encompasses the history of Japanese Art and a study of its distinctive culture and aesthetics. It focuses around works in the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, including major works of sculpture, screen painting, wood-block prints, ceramics and metalwork including Shinto and Buddhist sculptures, ukiyo-e prints by Hiroshige, Hokusai and others, sword mounts of the Samurai and ceramics by Shoji Hamada and his circle. Attention will also be focused on issues surrounding the intersection between Japanese and Western Art.

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