“The choice of material in this anthology demonstrates why anyone interested in visual culture should carefully consider art produced in Asia. It wisely covers not just well-known traditions but also contemporary art practice.” Janice Leoshko, University of Texas at Austin
From the Back Cover
Across time periods, media, cultural contexts, and geography, this volume traces several thousand years of Asian art, from the terracotta armies of the First Emperor of Qin to late twentieth-century installation art. Featuring accessible introductory material for each extract and arranged in an easy-to-navigate chronological structure, it will prove an essential companion to any study of Asian art history.