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Unformatted text preview: 1 VIS 21B Winter 2011 The Arts of Asia Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-4:50pm Prof. Kuiyi Shen Office: 365 Visual Arts Facilities Tel: 534-6104 Office Hours: Thursday 2:00-3:00 E-mail: [email protected] Graduate Teaching Associates Tongyun Yin [email protected] Tim Shea [email protected] Rujeko Hockley [email protected] Sara Mameni [email protected] Course Objectives This course is an introductory survey of major artistic trends of India, China, and Japan. We will discuss important developments in style and subject matter, with major monuments of the arts of these three cultures as primary evidence. The course will be divided into three discrete sections: the arts of India, China, and Japan. Although these three Asian countries engaged in extensive cultural interchanges during the periods of time covered by this course, each region developed its own artistic styles and forms. The student will be expected to understand the major issues of the art of each culture and to discuss both the mutual influences and the many cultural and artistic differences between the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course VIS 21b taught by Professor Chien during the Winter '10 term at UCSD.
- Winter '10