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Art of Asia
Course: ARH201

First Term: 2000 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Introduction to the origins and historic development of art in Asia, with emphasis on China, Japan, and India

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Explain basic characteristics and concerns of the arts of China and its sphere of influence, particularly Japan. (I, II, III, VI, X, XI, XII, XIII)
2. Explain basic characteristics and concerns of the arts of India and its sphere of influence, Southeast Asia. (I, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX)
3. Trace major historic periods and movements within the major cultural traditions. (I-XIII)
4. Analyze individual works of art within each cultural tradition according to the criteria of the particular culture and explain how individual works reflect aesthetic, philosophical / religious, and social ideals of the artist and/or culture that produced the work. (I-XIII)
5. Explore cross-cultural influences and adaptations of styles / movements between the major cultural traditions as well as within their respective cultural spheres of influence. (I, III, V, VI, IX, X)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Beginnings of Art in India and China, Korea, Japan, and Thailand
II. Bronze Age of China: Shang and Zhou Dynasties
III. Han China and Developments in Korea and Japan
IV. Rise of Buddhist Art in India
V. Spread of Buddhist Art to India`s Sphere of Influence
VI. Spread of Buddhist Art to China, Korea, and Japan
VII. Hindu Art in India
VIII. Islam in India: Mughal and Rajput Art in India
IX. Art in Southeast Asia and Indonesia
X. Rise of Painting and Ceramics in Six Dynasties, Tang and Song China, Heian Japan, Korea
XI. Japanese Art of Kamakura and Muromachi Periods
XII. Chinese Art of Y\237an, Ming, and Qing Dynasties
XIII. Japanese Art of Momoyama and Edo Periods
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  12/13/1994

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