Jared HyattChristopher Davis         1st block
 500 B.C. to 500 A.D. considered formative  period in West and East Seeds of modern civilization are sown Art, dance, a...
 Buddha   didn’t claim to be divine Nor did he claim to receive inspiration from  gods Practice meditation, focusing th...
 Another  important architectural form  appeared by end of second century B.C. The Stupa Small round burial shrine over...
 Buddhism  recognized those who ignored or  postponed death Those that made decision to return to give  wisdom and guida...
 Unlike western paintings, Chinese art makes  use of different vanishing points A point at which receding parallel lines...
 Buddha  is represented by a wheel The wheel symbolized many things Circle of life, maturity, and death There is no kn...
   Pg 221 figure 10.11   13th A.D.   Hindu belief- human spirit is born again   Takes form reflecting state of perfect...
 Pg 227 figure 10.18 A very relaxed attitude Mercy and compassion Prayers to this were answered as protection  against...
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Fine arts ch 10 presentation

  1. 1. Jared HyattChristopher Davis 1st block
  2. 2.  500 B.C. to 500 A.D. considered formative period in West and East Seeds of modern civilization are sown Art, dance, and religious beliefs arise
  3. 3.  Buddha didn’t claim to be divine Nor did he claim to receive inspiration from gods Practice meditation, focusing thoughts on single object or idea Didn’t pray to higher being Died in 483 B.C. Beliefs spread throughout Asia
  4. 4.  Another important architectural form appeared by end of second century B.C. The Stupa Small round burial shrine over a grave site, holds relics of buddha
  5. 5.  Buddhism recognized those who ignored or postponed death Those that made decision to return to give wisdom and guidance This was known as a Bodhisattva
  6. 6.  Unlike western paintings, Chinese art makes use of different vanishing points A point at which receding parallel lines seem to converge As you unroll the hand-scroll, you find the perspective shifts This gives a sense of “traveling” through the scroll
  7. 7.  Buddha is represented by a wheel The wheel symbolized many things Circle of life, maturity, and death There is no known artist This piece was found in the Bharhut Stupa Pg 219, figure 10.8
  8. 8.  Pg 221 figure 10.11 13th A.D. Hindu belief- human spirit is born again Takes form reflecting state of perfection achieved in past lives Arms serve purpose Emphasize graceful movements One hand, a drum, symbolizes creation Another a flame, destruction One hand raised to protect faithful One points to left foot, which symbolizes escape from ignorance represented by a person being crushed by right foot
  9. 9.  Pg 227 figure 10.18 A very relaxed attitude Mercy and compassion Prayers to this were answered as protection against misfortune He is resting comfortably on weathered, mossy ledge. Wearing splendid garments and jewels Seems calm and gentle, softly smiling which shows no threat Encourages viewers to feel the Bodhisattva is concerned with them, by his direct and unwavering glaze

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