Arts of Japan

Lecturer: Caitlin KARYADI

Previously taught by: Chun Wa CHAN; Yeewan KOON
6 credits

This course surveys Japanese visual arts from prehistory to the twentieth century. Lectures are chronologically arranged under thematic headings of: religion and politics, cross-cultural influences and urban arts. We will be looking at a diverse range of materials including painting, sculptures, prints, textiles and ceramics. The aim is to establish a solid critical foundation of Japanese art history.

100% coursework




“The materials covered are very interesting.”

ARTH2048 student, 2018-2019

“This course is very organized and highly structured in a way that it is made clear for students what is expected, and how to fulfill these expectations.”

ARTH2048 student, 2018-2019

“Clear course arrangement, acceptable workload.”

ARTH2048 student, 2018-2019

“The content was interesting and eye-opening; I’ve enjoyed all the topics we covered.”

ARTH2048 student, 2018-2019

“Great coverage of materials and art works on the art of Japan.”

ARTH2048 student, 2018-2019