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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50
According to the contributors to this volume, the relationship of Buddhism and the arts in Japan is less the rendering of Buddhist philosophical ideas through artistic imagery than it is the development of concepts and expressions in a virtually inseparable unity. By challenging those who consider religion to be the primary phenomenon and art the... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00
This is a study that focuses on the art and architecture of a group of Buddhist rock-cut monuments excavated on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau in India. It analyses the various cultural, historical and religious phenomena that shaped the caves at Aurangabad through the first seven centuries of the Common Era and it comments on the Buddhist... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 28.99
There's no better way to add interest to any piece of artwork than with reflections, textures and backgrounds. This unique photo reference helps both fine and decorative artists tackle these subjects with ease. You will find stunning photos of a wide variety of scenes and objects, including: the textures of nature, such as autumn leaves, stones,... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 5.00
Les cultures traditionnelles chinoise et japonaise demandent aux femmes de savoir accéder aux désirs des hommes. Cela fait partie intégrante de leur éducation. Ces anciennes gravures, peintures et estampes chinoises et japonaises, toujours saisissantes de couleurs, constituent un hymne aux plaisirs de la chair et aux jeux de l?amour. Les plus beaux... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 40.99
The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller Two hundred and sixty-four Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great-uncle Iggie?s Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the netsuke, they unlocked a far more dramatic... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Focusing on the most popular style of manga, Shoujo Basics teaches readers how to draw all the trademark characteristics of shoujo characters; from lessons on glimmering eyes, flowing hair, and dramatic expressions to more basic elements such as the body, face, and poses, this book covers everything readers need to go from shoujo fans to shoujo artists.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 49.95
Chinese Art is a guide to the meanings behind the hundreds of common motifs and symbols found in all forms of Chinese art. A thorough examination of the diverse usage of natural symbols, colors, numbers, inanimate items and personages, Chinese Art communicates the deeper messages to be found in Chinese decorative art. It is an excellent reference... more...
- MFA Publications 2013; US$ 9.99
Arts of Korea invites readers to explore one of the finest collections of Korean art outside East Asia, in an enhanced e-book that features 360-degree photographs of selected treasures that can be rotated with the touch of a finger. The MFA enjoys particularly superb holdings of ceramics, including celadon masterworks from the eleventh to fourteenth... more...