Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan

Washizuka, Hiromitsu; Park Youngbok; Kang Woo-Bang

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Large quarto. 384pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. "Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan" is the first major exhibition and publication to examine Korea's influence on the development of Buddhist culture in Japan during the sixth through ninth centuries. Four sections of essays introduce the transmission of Buddhism to Northeast Asia, explore links to Chinese art and culture, and present new theories on the growth and transformation of Buddhist art and architecture in Korea and Japan. A catalogue of objects in the exhibition, featuring Buddhist sculpture, sutras and ritual implements, and ceramic tiles from temples, presents masterworks of Korean and Japanese art, many of which are exhibited here for the first time in the West. Previous owner's blind-stamp on half-title (Norman Hurst). Dust-jacket, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early ...
Publisher: Japan Society
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: vg
Edition: First edition.

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Book Description Japan Society, New York, New York, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: VG. Brown cloth over boards; Color pictorial dj.; 384 pp.; 275 plates and figures, 160 bw and 115 color. Accompanied an exhibition at the Japan Society Gallery, New York; Includes extensive information about early Buddhist art, including murals, sculpture, architecture and more; Beautifully illustrated. Seller Inventory # 117715

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Book Description Japan Society, New York, New York, 2003. Hardcover. Brown cloth over boards; color pictorial dj, brown spine with white lettering. 384 pp. 275 plates and figures, 160 bw and 115 color. Accompanied an exhibition at the Japan Society Gallery, New York; Includes extensive information about early Buddhist art, including murals, sculpture, architecture and more; Beautifully illustrated. VG-/VG-. Shelf wear to cloth cover and some edgewear to dust jacket. Clean and tight interior. Seller Inventory # 165629

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Book Description Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York with The Japan Society, New York, 2003. Cloth. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Condition. 384 pp., 275 illus. 115 in color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Japan Society Gallery, New York NY April 9-June 22, 2003. Seller Inventory # 005344

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Book Description Harry Abrams for the Japan Society, New York 2003 (exhibition catalogue), 2003. 28.0 x 23.5cms, 384pp, b/w & colour illusts, very good- hardback & dustwrapper (highlighting on p 47 & 55) The section headings are: the link to the Shandong style in Buddhist sculpture; the transmission & transformation of Buddhist art: foundations of Buddhist architecture: catalogue (Buddhist sculpture; sutras & ritual objects; tiles from temples; roof tiles from Korea's Three Kingdsoms & the unified Silla periods: Korean influence & Japanese innovation in tiles of the Asuka-Hakuho period. Seller Inventory # 139534

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Book Description Japan Society, New York, 2003. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Photographic (illustrator). First Edition. preface by William Clark, Jr. and Donald Grthe will andegg, foreword and acknowledgements by Alexandra Munroe, Lenders to the Exhibition notes to the reader, chronology, introduction by Jonathan Best, bibliography, glossary and concordance of terms, index and photograph credits. Illustrated endpapers being oriental script. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs of artefacts at exhibition. Dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt coloured embossed titles to the lower edge of the front panel and back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "Transmitting The Forms Of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art From Korea & Japan accompanies the first major exhibition to focus on the formative links between the ancient kingdoms of the Korean peninsula and Japan's nascent state during the sixth through to ninth centuries. Exploring the dynamic relations political and cultural between Korea and Japan in the early centuries of Buddhism's introduction to north-east Asia, this book established the profound role of Korea in the transmission of Buddhist art and faith to Japan." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Minor rubbing to the book corners and previous bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower text edge please see photograph. A little rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [7], 8 - 284 pages, Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Catalogue; Korea / Japan; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0913304549. ISBN/EAN: 9780913304549. Inventory No: 0121766. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia. Seller Inventory # 0121766

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Book Description Japan Society, New York, 2003., 2003. 384 pp.; 275 illus., 115 in colour, glossary, index, biblio. Exh. cat. Japan Society, New York, 2003. Cloth. KEYWORDS: 024 Japan - General & Ainu 101 Boeddhisme 068 Korea - algemeen. Seller Inventory # 8386

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