Buddhas in Art
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This paper compares and contrasts two Buddhist sculptures from Japan and China. Both works of art are primarily religious in focus. The paper further analyzes the images of the Buddha or Bodhisattva in Japanese and Chinese art as representative of their cultures.
From the Paper:"Though Buddhism took root in China and Japan and inspired artists in both cultures to produce numerous works of art featuring the Buddha himself, or figures such as Guanyin the Bodhisattva of Compassion, each of the two countries approached these subjects from a unique perspective. As art historian Helen Gardner suggests, both cultures produced art that was primarily religious in focus and in both cultures even secular objects are imbued with religious significance. In this report two of these images found in the..."
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