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ARTH 2007 [0.5 credit] Asian Art

Surveys Asian art from second-century China to post-war Japan. Representational strategies of court artists and artists from the capital are compared with artists on the periphery. Articulation of power in tombs, palaces and war propaganda is examined, as is the individual and the eccentric.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the Discipline.
Lectures three hours a week.