This class will acquaint students with the artistic styles, traditions, and techniques in the history of ceramics in China, Japan, and Korea from the tenth to the eighteenth centuries. With particular attention to the social and intellectual climate across geographical boundaries, the class discusses domestic and export ceramics, changes in aesthetic concept, consumption and collecting, as well as interaction with other cultures. Through a comparative approach, this class aims to understand the vibrant cultural dynamics in East Asia.
Lecturer: Ja Won LEE
Assessment: 100% coursework