Understanding Japanese Buddhist Sculpture through Visual Comparison (English-Japanese bilingual)

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In traditional Japanese sculpture art, every delicate touch and unique subtlety says something about the creation and intent of the artwork. This groundbreaking title examines a score of Japanese Buddhist sculptures from every angle, demonstrating how proportion, mass, atmosphere, movement, drapery, posture, modelling, and contour can all tell us something about the history and meaning of a sculpture.
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In traditional Japanese sculpture art, every delicate touch and unique subtlety says something about the creation and intent of the artwork. This groundbreaking title examines a score of Japanese Buddhist sculptures from every angle, demonstrating how proportion, mass, atmosphere, movement, drapery, posture, modelling, and contour can all tell us something about the history and meaning of a sculpture.
  • Author
    Yoshihiro Suzuki
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    February 2020
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    128 pages. full colour. 24 x 16.5 cm
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    nyp due 1/3/20
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    available