FINE2048. Arts of Japan

First Semester
6 credits

Chun Wa CHAN

This course surveys Japanese visual arts from prehistory to the twentieth century. Lectures are chronologically arranged under thematic headings of: religion and politics, cross-cultural influences and urban arts. We will be looking at a diverse range of materials including painting, sculptures, prints, textiles and ceramics. The aim is to establish a solid critical foundation of Japanese art history.

Assessment: 100% coursework.