History of Art and Architecture

HAA 0620 Art of China

One way of learning about the cultural history of china is to look at the visual arts produced there. This course offers a chance to examine both traditional and modern expressions. Such topics as Neolithic pottery, bronze art of the first dynastic period (Shang and Chou), tomb sculpture and burial practices, Buddhism and the state, landscape painting and attitudes toward nature, poster art and crafts in new china will be discussed.