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The sculpture of Japan

Watson, William

The sculpture of Japan

from the fifth to the fifteenth century

by Watson, William

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Japanese,
  • Art, Buddhist

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 216

    StatementWilliam Watson
    SeriesA Studio book
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14619431M

    Sculpture, an artistic form in which hard or plastic materials are worked into three-dimensional art designs may be embodied in freestanding objects, in reliefs on surfaces, or in environments ranging from tableaux to contexts that envelop the spectator. An enormous variety of media may be used, including clay, wax, stone, metal, fabric, glass, wood, plaster, rubber, and random. figurine. Make something awesome.

    Classic Buddhist Sculpture: The Tempyo Period. By author Jiro Sugiyama, translated by Samuel Crowell Morse. Published in by Kodansha International. pages and photos. English text devoted to Japan’s Asuka through Early Heian periods and the development of Buddhist sculpture during that time. ISBN Buy at Amazon.   Depending on technique, paper can look wildly different. Chinese artist Li Hongbo is enthralled by “the endless possibilities of paper” and transforms the everyday material into something truly astonishing—stone sculptures that stretch in front of our very eyes. Moving from rock to rope, Gunjan Aylawdi seemingly weaves intricate tapestries. But, they’re not tapestries at all—they.

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