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100 1  Behrendt, Kurt A.,|d1964-|eauthor. 
245 10 How to read Buddhist art /|cKurt Behrendt. 
246 30 Buddhist art\ 
264  1 New York, New York :|bMetropolitan Museum of Art,|c[2019] 
264  2 New Haven :|bYale University Press 
264  4 |c©2019 
300    136 pages :|bcolor illustrations, color maps ;|c27 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
336    still image|bsti|2rdacontent 
336    cartographic image|bcri|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  How to read 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-132). 
505 0  Introduction -- Showing the Buddha -- Teachers, 
       Bodhisattvas, and Tantric deities 
520    An indispensable introduction to the evolution of Buddhist
       imagery from its origins in India through its spread to 
       China, Japan, and South Asia. For more than 2,000 years, 
       sublime works of art have been created to embody essential
       aspects of Buddhist thought, which developed and evolved 
       as its practice spread from India to East Asia and beyond.
       How to Read Buddhist Art introduces this complex visual 
       tradition to a general audience by examining sixty seminal
       works. Beginning with the origins of representations of 
       the Buddha in India, and moving on to address the 
       development of Buddhist art as the religion spread across 
       Asia, this book conveys how Buddhist philosophy affected 
       artistic works and practice across cultural boundaries. 
       Reliquaries, sculptures, and paintings produced in China, 
       the Himalayas, Japan, Korea, and South and Southeast Asia 
       provide insight into the rich iconography of Buddhism, the
       technical virtuosity of their makers, and the social and 
       political climate in which they were created. Beautiful 
       photographs of the artworks, maps, and a glossary of the 
       major Buddhist deities offer an engaging and informative 
       setting in which readers--regardless of their familiarity 
       with Buddhism--can better understand the art related to 
       the religion's practices and representations 
610 20 Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).|bDepartment 
       of Asian Art|vCatalogs. 
610 27 Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).|bDepartment 
       of Asian Art.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01834534 
650  0 Buddhist art|vCatalogs. 
650  0 Buddhist art|xAppreciation. 
650  0 Art|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vCatalogs. 
650  7 Buddhist art.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01727577 
655  7 Catalogs.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423692 
710 2  Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 
830  0 How to read (Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)) 
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