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Buddhist Art and Architecture of China

Buddhist Art and Architecture of China (Hardback)

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Bao (art, North Carolina A&T State U.), retired American professor of England and art Letitia Lane, and Qing Tian (world religious art, Research Academy of Fine Arts, China) begin with a brief biography of the Buddha and an explanation of his teachings. Then they trace the gradual change from Indian Buddhism to the less severe Chinese form using a

Architecture & DesignArchitectureArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt treatments & subjectsReligious subjects depicted in art Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/08/2004 ISBN-13: 9780773463165  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Yuheng Bao was born in Beijing, China, graduated from China's Research Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, with an MA in Film Art and Art History, and from Ohio University with a Ph.D. of Comparative Art. He is Associate Professor of Art at North Carolina A&T State University. He has written and published eight books and more than ninety articles on fine arts, comparative arts and cultures, art history, film and theater, art education, TV and mass communication. Qing Tian was born in Tianjin, China, graduated from China's Research Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing with an MA in Music and Religious Arts. He is Senior Researcher, and Dean of the Institute of World Religious Art at China's Research Academy of Fine Arts. He has written and published seven books and more than one hundred articles on fine arts, Buddhist culture and art, Buddhist music, art history, art education, Chinese folk arts and crafts, film and theater. An international well-known scholar, listed in Who's Who of Chinese Famous Scholars and Scientists, he has been invited by many universities as Visiting Professor for many nations. Letitia Lane, a retired Professor of English and Art, did her Masters and Doctorate in Aesthetics and Comparative Literature at University of Texas at Dallas. She taught English as a Second Language overseas at the American Language Center in Lebanon, and at the Dynalectron Aerospace Corporation in the USA. For some years before she retired, she had her own painting studio where she taught class of art, art history and painting. She has written and published many articles, and served as editor for many books. She now resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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