The Art of South East Asia, Paperback

The Art of South East Asia Paperback

Part of the World of Art series



With a wealth of information about the history, traditions, and religious beliefs of Southeast Asia, Philip Rawson throughly and authoritatively surveys a vast array of works of art and crafts from the region.

Since prehistoric times, the countries of Southeast Asia have created a unique melange of indigenous art and the art of neighboring India and China.

From the bronze tombs of the Dong-son people in 500 BC, to the mystical, dramatic form of Indonesia puppetry in current day Java and Bali, from architectural wonders such as Borobudur, to a host of pagodas, shrines, and temples, Rawson explores a medley of Southeast Asian art.

He offers an astonishing array of treasures and elucidates a culture in which there are no artistic boundaries. 251 illus., 32 in color


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 251 illustrations, 32 in colour
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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  • Category: Art & Photography
  • ISBN: 9780500200605



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