Chinese Religious Art.

By: Karetzky, Patricia EichenbaumPublisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780739180600Subject(s): Taoist art - ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chinese Religious ArtDDC classification: 704.9480951 LOC classification: N8191.C6 -- .K374 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Introduction -- Part 1 The Beginnings of Chinese Religious Art -- 1 Neolithic Period to Shang Dynasty -- NEOLITHIC PERIOD -- PAINTED POTTERY CULTURES OF THE NORTH (BEGINNING 5000 BCE) -- JADE CULTURES OF THE NORTH (4500-2500 BCE) -- Hongshan Culture -- NEOLITHIC CULTURES IN THE SOUTH (BEGINNING 5000 BCE) -- Hemudu Culture -- Liangzhu Culture (3500-2500 BCE) -- Longshan Culture (3000-2000 BCE) -- The Erlitou Culture (1860-1545 BCE) -- SHANG DYNASTY (C. 1600-1050 BCE) -- 2 Ceremonial Art of the Zhou Dynasty -- WESTERN ZHOU (1050-771 BCE) -- WESTERN ZHOU BRONZE VESSELS -- EASTERN ZHOU (771-221 BCE) -- LATE ZHOU THINKING -- CONFUCIUS -- LAOZI AND DAOISM -- EASTERN ZHOU ART -- Narrative Scenes on Zhou Bronzes -- Jades -- 3 The Religious Art of the Chu Culture -- EARLY CHU TOMB ART -- CHU OBJECTS WITH COSMOLOGICAL DESIGNS -- The Game of Liubo -- Li Sao, Encountering Sorrow -- 4 The First Emperor Qin Shihuangdi -- Part 2 Confucian Art -- 5 The Development of Confucianism in the Han (206 BCE-220 CE) -- CONFUCIUS -- CONFUCIAN TEACHINGS AND TEXTS -- CONFUCIAN RITES AND THE IMPERIAL CULT -- REPRESENTATIONS OF CONFUCIUS AND CONFUCIAN THEMES IN HAN ART -- Narratives of the Life of Confucius -- Illustrious Men and Women -- Filial Sons -- 6 Confucian Art in Medieval China-Six Dynasties to Song Dynasty (220-1279) -- POST-HAN-SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD -- NORTH CHINA -- SUI DYNASTY (581-617)-TANG DYNASTY (618-607) -- Tang Dynasty Images of Confucius -- LATER PERIOD -- Song Dynasty (960-1279) -- Art of the Northern Song (960-1127) -- Art of the Southern Song (1127-1279) -- 7 Confucian Art-Yuan to Qing Dynasties (1279-1912) -- CONFUCIAN AESTHETICS -- MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) -- Confucian Art of the Ming Dynasty -- 8 Confucian Temples -- TEMPLE OF CONFUCIUS, QUFU, SHANDONG PROVINCE -- TOMB OF CONFUCIUS QUFU, SHANDONG PROVINCE -- MANSION OF THE KONG FAMILY.
TEMPLES IN BEIJING -- Temple of Heaven Complex, Beijing -- The Confucian Temple Complex in Beijing -- Imperial College, Beijing -- Part 3 Daoist Art -- 9 Daoist Art of the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) -- DAOISM IN THE HAN -- Daoist Cosmology and Its Portrayal -- THE SEARCH FOR IMMORTALITY -- THE DEIFICATION OF LAOZI -- CELESTIAL MASTERS -- THE TAIPING MOVEMENT -- 10 Daoist Art of the Medieval Period-Tang and Song Dynasties (618-1279) -- EARLY MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS DAOISM -- CELESTIAL MASTERS -- SHANGQING SCHOOL -- NORTH CHINA: XIN TIANSHI OR NEW HEAVENLY MASTERS AND KOU QIANZHI (365-448) -- LOUGUAN DAOISTS, XI'AN -- DAOIST ART OF THE TANG DYNASTY (618-907) -- Daoism in the Tang -- Daoist Art of the Tang Dynasty -- SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) -- SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1128-1279) -- 11 Daoist Art of the Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties (1279-1912) -- YUAN DYNASTY (1271-1368) -- Quanzhen Daoism -- Daoist Temples and Art in the Yuan Dynasty -- MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) -- The Daoist Pantheon -- DAOISM IN THE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) -- 12 Daoist Ritual and Temples -- DAOIST SACRED SITES -- MOUNT TAI, SHANDONG -- YONGLE TEMPLE, SHANXI -- TEMPLE OF THE WATER GOD, SHANXI -- MOUNT WUDANG, HUBEI PROVINCE -- WHITE CLOUD OR BAIYUN TEMPLE, BEIJING -- MOUNT QINGCHENGSHAN -- Part 4 Buddhist Art -- 13 Early Buddhist Chinese Art (386-618) -- THE INTRODUCTION OF BUDDHISM INTO CHINA -- THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD (SIX DYNASTIES) -- NARRATIVES OF THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA -- MAHĀYĀNA BUDDHISM AND ITS PANTHEON -- 14 Buddhist Art of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) -- CHAN BUDDHISM -- THE BUDDHIST PERSECUTION (841-845) -- BUDDHISM AFTER THE PERSECUTION -- ESOTERIC BUDDHISM -- 15 Later Buddhist Art-Northern Song to Qing (960-1912) -- CHAN ART DURING THE SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1260) -- BUDDHIST RITUALS -- NORTHERN DYNASTIES -- Liao Dynasty (905-1125) -- Jin Dynasty (1115-1234).
Yuan Dynasty (1260-1348) -- Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) -- Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) -- 16 Buddhist Temples -- WUTAISHAN -- LONGXING MONASTERY -- PUTO ISLAND -- NAN PUTOU XIAMEN SOUTHEAST COAST, FUJIAN -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS PUBLISHED IN CHINESE IN WENWU (CULTURAL RELICS) (CITED THROUGHOUT THE BOOK) -- PART 1: THE BEGINNINGS OF CHINESE RELIGIOUS ART -- PART 2: CONFUCIAN ART -- PART 3: DAOIST ART -- PART 4: BUDDHIST ART -- About the Author.
Summary: Chinese Religious Art is a broad survey of the origins and development of the various forms of artistic expression of Chinese religions. This survey of icons, temples, and rituals reveals the varied ways the Chinese expressed the presence of the divine and worshipped it. Some of the most beautiful art, inspired mountain temples, lofty landscapes, lush gardens, murals and paintings both narrative and iconic, characterizes each of the traditions. Most of the visual material comprises unpublished views of these sacred sites.
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Intro -- Introduction -- Part 1 The Beginnings of Chinese Religious Art -- 1 Neolithic Period to Shang Dynasty -- NEOLITHIC PERIOD -- PAINTED POTTERY CULTURES OF THE NORTH (BEGINNING 5000 BCE) -- JADE CULTURES OF THE NORTH (4500-2500 BCE) -- Hongshan Culture -- NEOLITHIC CULTURES IN THE SOUTH (BEGINNING 5000 BCE) -- Hemudu Culture -- Liangzhu Culture (3500-2500 BCE) -- Longshan Culture (3000-2000 BCE) -- The Erlitou Culture (1860-1545 BCE) -- SHANG DYNASTY (C. 1600-1050 BCE) -- 2 Ceremonial Art of the Zhou Dynasty -- WESTERN ZHOU (1050-771 BCE) -- WESTERN ZHOU BRONZE VESSELS -- EASTERN ZHOU (771-221 BCE) -- LATE ZHOU THINKING -- CONFUCIUS -- LAOZI AND DAOISM -- EASTERN ZHOU ART -- Narrative Scenes on Zhou Bronzes -- Jades -- 3 The Religious Art of the Chu Culture -- EARLY CHU TOMB ART -- CHU OBJECTS WITH COSMOLOGICAL DESIGNS -- The Game of Liubo -- Li Sao, Encountering Sorrow -- 4 The First Emperor Qin Shihuangdi -- Part 2 Confucian Art -- 5 The Development of Confucianism in the Han (206 BCE-220 CE) -- CONFUCIUS -- CONFUCIAN TEACHINGS AND TEXTS -- CONFUCIAN RITES AND THE IMPERIAL CULT -- REPRESENTATIONS OF CONFUCIUS AND CONFUCIAN THEMES IN HAN ART -- Narratives of the Life of Confucius -- Illustrious Men and Women -- Filial Sons -- 6 Confucian Art in Medieval China-Six Dynasties to Song Dynasty (220-1279) -- POST-HAN-SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD -- NORTH CHINA -- SUI DYNASTY (581-617)-TANG DYNASTY (618-607) -- Tang Dynasty Images of Confucius -- LATER PERIOD -- Song Dynasty (960-1279) -- Art of the Northern Song (960-1127) -- Art of the Southern Song (1127-1279) -- 7 Confucian Art-Yuan to Qing Dynasties (1279-1912) -- CONFUCIAN AESTHETICS -- MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) -- Confucian Art of the Ming Dynasty -- 8 Confucian Temples -- TEMPLE OF CONFUCIUS, QUFU, SHANDONG PROVINCE -- TOMB OF CONFUCIUS QUFU, SHANDONG PROVINCE -- MANSION OF THE KONG FAMILY.

TEMPLES IN BEIJING -- Temple of Heaven Complex, Beijing -- The Confucian Temple Complex in Beijing -- Imperial College, Beijing -- Part 3 Daoist Art -- 9 Daoist Art of the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) -- DAOISM IN THE HAN -- Daoist Cosmology and Its Portrayal -- THE SEARCH FOR IMMORTALITY -- THE DEIFICATION OF LAOZI -- CELESTIAL MASTERS -- THE TAIPING MOVEMENT -- 10 Daoist Art of the Medieval Period-Tang and Song Dynasties (618-1279) -- EARLY MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS DAOISM -- CELESTIAL MASTERS -- SHANGQING SCHOOL -- NORTH CHINA: XIN TIANSHI OR NEW HEAVENLY MASTERS AND KOU QIANZHI (365-448) -- LOUGUAN DAOISTS, XI'AN -- DAOIST ART OF THE TANG DYNASTY (618-907) -- Daoism in the Tang -- Daoist Art of the Tang Dynasty -- SONG DYNASTY (960-1279) -- SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1128-1279) -- 11 Daoist Art of the Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties (1279-1912) -- YUAN DYNASTY (1271-1368) -- Quanzhen Daoism -- Daoist Temples and Art in the Yuan Dynasty -- MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) -- The Daoist Pantheon -- DAOISM IN THE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) -- 12 Daoist Ritual and Temples -- DAOIST SACRED SITES -- MOUNT TAI, SHANDONG -- YONGLE TEMPLE, SHANXI -- TEMPLE OF THE WATER GOD, SHANXI -- MOUNT WUDANG, HUBEI PROVINCE -- WHITE CLOUD OR BAIYUN TEMPLE, BEIJING -- MOUNT QINGCHENGSHAN -- Part 4 Buddhist Art -- 13 Early Buddhist Chinese Art (386-618) -- THE INTRODUCTION OF BUDDHISM INTO CHINA -- THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD (SIX DYNASTIES) -- NARRATIVES OF THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA -- MAHĀYĀNA BUDDHISM AND ITS PANTHEON -- 14 Buddhist Art of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) -- CHAN BUDDHISM -- THE BUDDHIST PERSECUTION (841-845) -- BUDDHISM AFTER THE PERSECUTION -- ESOTERIC BUDDHISM -- 15 Later Buddhist Art-Northern Song to Qing (960-1912) -- CHAN ART DURING THE SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1260) -- BUDDHIST RITUALS -- NORTHERN DYNASTIES -- Liao Dynasty (905-1125) -- Jin Dynasty (1115-1234).

Yuan Dynasty (1260-1348) -- Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) -- Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) -- 16 Buddhist Temples -- WUTAISHAN -- LONGXING MONASTERY -- PUTO ISLAND -- NAN PUTOU XIAMEN SOUTHEAST COAST, FUJIAN -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- ARCHAEOLOGICAL REPORTS PUBLISHED IN CHINESE IN WENWU (CULTURAL RELICS) (CITED THROUGHOUT THE BOOK) -- PART 1: THE BEGINNINGS OF CHINESE RELIGIOUS ART -- PART 2: CONFUCIAN ART -- PART 3: DAOIST ART -- PART 4: BUDDHIST ART -- About the Author.

Chinese Religious Art is a broad survey of the origins and development of the various forms of artistic expression of Chinese religions. This survey of icons, temples, and rituals reveals the varied ways the Chinese expressed the presence of the divine and worshipped it. Some of the most beautiful art, inspired mountain temples, lofty landscapes, lush gardens, murals and paintings both narrative and iconic, characterizes each of the traditions. Most of the visual material comprises unpublished views of these sacred sites.

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