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Foundations of oriental art & symbolism

Author: Titus Burckhardt; Michael Oren Fitzgerald
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2009.
Series: Library of perennial philosophy., Sacred art in tradition.
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This fascinating edited collection of art historian Titus Burckhardt's most important writings on Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist art is lavishly illustrated with 140 superb examples of Oriental art, architecture, statuary, and painting.
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Burckhardt, Titus.
Foundations of oriental art & symbolism.
Bloomington, Ind. : World Wisdom, ©2009
(DLC) 2009010829
(OCoLC)317118169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Titus Burckhardt; Michael Oren Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9781935493129 1935493124 1282605887 9781282605886
OCLC Number: 669507866
Description: 1 online resource (x, 136 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Editor's preface --
Foreword / by Brian Keeble --
pt. I. Oriental art. 1. Introduction to Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist art --
2. The genesis of the Hindu temple --
3. The image of the Buddha --
4. Landscape in far Eastern art --
pt. II. Symbolism. 5. Selected thoughts on symbolism --
6. Traditional symbolism and modern empiricism --
7. The symbolism of the mirror --
8. The sacred mask --
9. The symbolism of chess --
10. The primordial symbol of the serpent and dragon --
11. The symbolism of water --
List of illustrations --
Index --
Biographical notes.
Series Title: Library of perennial philosophy., Sacred art in tradition.
Other Titles: Works.
Foundations of oriental art and symbolism
Responsibility: Titus Burckhardt ; foreword by Brian Keeble ; edited by Michael Oren Fitzgerald.

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