21 Facts About Asian art


South Asian art encompasses the arts of the Indian subcontinent, with Southeast Asian art including the art of Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

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West Asian art encompasses the arts of the Near East, including the ancient art of Mesopotamia, and more recently becoming dominated by Islamic art.

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The art histories of Asia and Europe are greatly intertwined, with Asian art greatly influencing European art, and vice versa; the cultures mixed through methods such as the Silk Road transmission of art, the cultural exchange of the Age of Discovery and colonization, and through the internet and modern globalization.

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The Asian art reflects the core of the lifestyle of nomadic groups residing within the region.

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Chinese Asian art has varied throughout its ancient history, divided into periods by the ruling dynasties of China and changing technology.

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Different forms of Asian art have been influenced by great philosophers, teachers, religious figures and even political leaders.

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Tibetan Asian art refers to the Asian art of Tibet and other present and former Himalayan kingdoms .

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Tibetan Asian art is first and foremost a form of sacred Asian art, reflecting the over-riding influence of Tibetan Buddhism on these cultures.

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Korean Asian art is noted for its traditions in pottery, music, calligraphy, painting, sculpture, and other genres, often marked by the use of bold color, natural forms, precise shape and scale, and surface decoration.

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An Asian art given birth to and developed by a nation is its own Asian art.

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Korean folk Asian art, and painting of architectural frames was seen as brightening certain outside wood frames, and again within the tradition of Chinese architecture, and the early Buddhist influences of profuse rich thalo and primary colours inspired by Art of India.

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Buddhist Asian art originated in the Indian subcontinent in the centuries following the life of the historical Gautama Buddha in the 6th to 5th century BCE, before evolving through its contact with other cultures and its diffusion through the rest of Asia and the world.

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Buddhist Asian art traveled with believers as the dharma spread, adapted, and evolved in each new host country.

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Indian Asian art can be classified into specific periods, each reflecting certain religious, political and cultural developments.

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Contributions of the Mughal Empire to Indian Asian art include Mughal painting, a style of miniature painting heavily influenced by Persian miniatures, and Mughal architecture.

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The true social function of Khmer Asian art was, in fact, the glorification of the aristocracy through these images of the gods embodied in the princes.

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Eiseman correctly pointed out that Balinese Asian art is actually carved, painted, woven, and prepared into objects intended for everyday use rather than as object d 'Asian art.

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Laotian Asian art includes ceramics, Lao Buddhist sculpture, and Lao music.

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Contemporary Thai Asian art often combines traditional Thai elements with modern techniques.

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Vietnamese Asian art is from one of the oldest of such cultures in the Southeast Asia region.

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Chinese influence on Vietnamese Asian art extends into Vietnamese pottery and ceramics, calligraphy, and traditional architecture.

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