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ARTH 3316 Eastern Influences on Western Art (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Nineteenth and twentieth century European and American painters were affected by Eastern paintings, prints, decorative arts, spiritual ideas as Chinese and Japanese trade opened. Results were new ways of depicting reality, light, space and invention of abstract line, shape, color and texture rendering spiritual states of mind. Through comparisons of Asian paintings, prints, decorative art objects and European and American paintings and prints, students will study the impact of Eastern art on path-breaking developments of modern art in the West.

Instructor(s): Judith A. Bookbinder

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17