HISTART 394 - Special Topics
Section: 002 The Landscape Tradition in Japanese Art
Term: FA 2013
Subject: History of Art (HISTART)
Department: LSA History of Art
Credits:
3
Other:
SophInit
Cost:
50-100
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course surveys the development of landscape art in Japan from the 8th to 18th centuries. The seminar will focus on three main bodies of material: the polychrome landscape tradition (such as poetic evocations of famous places and medieval paintings of sacred sites), the monochrome tradition (especially Zen art and literati painting), and early modern landscapes (including woodblock prints and Western-style painting). We will also consider supplementary materials including Chinese and Korean landscape painting precedents, and “quasi-landscapes,” such as maps and non-painted representations of Japan. Throughout the course, we will examine inherited notions of “landscape,” as well as constructions of social identity, national community, and sacred space through visual means.

Category for Concentration Distributions: C. Asia (includes China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia), 2. Medieval, 3. Early Modern

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

All are welcome to attend.

Class Format:

seminar

HISTART 394 - Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
20469
Open
6
 
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W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
29339
Open
2
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
003 (LEC)
P
26635
Open
36
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (SEM)
P
26636
Open
10
 
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F 10:00AM - 1:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
26647
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
P
29337
Open
3
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
009 (LEC)
P
29040
Open
28
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
010 (LEC)
P
29581
Open
7
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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