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ARTH 2245 Japanese Visual Culture (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course surveys the visual and material cultures of Japan from Neolithic to present times. Our subject matters include ancient pottery, Buddhist temples, tea culture, Edo woodblock prints, and contemporary art. Particular attention will be paid to understanding objects within their original social and cultural contexts. Students will be trained in various art historical methodologies and will deepen their knowledge about one aspect of Japanese art history through an in-depth research project.


Instructor(s): Aurelia Campbell

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 15-Oct-15