General East Asia

Art/Visual Media

  • Canham, Stephen. “Animal Motifs in Asian Art: An Illustrated Guide to their Meanings and Aesthetics.” Marvels & Tales. 2 (2005). (Book Review)
  • Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Genocchio, eds. Contemporary Art in Asia, a Critical Reader. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011.
  • Chong, Aland and Noriko Murai. Journeys East: Isabella Stewart Gardener and Asia. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2009.
  • Green, Alexandra. Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia: Intercultural and Comparative Perspectives. Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
  • Holly, Michael Ann. Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.
  • Hutt, Julia. Understanding Far Eastern Art: A Complete Guide to the Arts of China, Japan and Korea—Ceramics, Sculpture, Painting, Prints, Lacquer, Textiles, and Metalwork. Oxford: Phaidon, 1987.
  • Lee, Sherman E. A History of Far Eastern Art. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1994.
  • Sasaki, Ken’ichi. Asian Aesthetics. Kyoto, Japan: Singapore: Kyoto University Press; NUS Press, 2010.
  • Desai, Vishakha. Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2007.
  • “Painting Formats in East Asian Art”:

Buddhism and Buddhist Art

  • Beguin, Giles. Buddhist Art. Bangkok: River Books, 2009.
  • Buswell, Robert E., ed. and Eugene Wang. Encyclopedia of Buddhism. New York: Macmillan Reference USA/Thomson/Gale, 2004.
  • Chicarelli, Charles F. Buddhist Art, An Illustrated Introduction. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2004.
  • Leidy, Denise Patry. The Art of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its History and Meaning. Boston: Enfield, 2009.
  • McArthur, Meher. Reading Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Guide to Buddhist Signs and Symbols. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2002.
  • Proser, Adriana, ed. Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art. New York: Asia Society, 2010.
  • Teiser, Stephen F. Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in medieval Buddhist Temples. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006.
  • Washizuka, Hiromitsu., Park, Youngbok, Kang, U-bang, Richard, Naomi Noble, Japan Society. Gallery, Riben Yan Jiu Hui, and Korea Society. Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan. New York: Japan Society, 2003.
  • The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism: