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Di Luo's Teaching Portfolio

Asian Art 8a. Buddhist Art in China and Korea


Write a short description (3-4 sentences) of any of the key works introduced today. What Indian/Central Asian influences can you find from this work?

Reading Assignment


  • Neave, pp. 150-153, 163-165, 248-252


Key Works

Colossal Buddha

Sandstone; h. 45″ (13.7 m)

460-465, Northern Wei dynasty

Cave 20, Yungang, Datong, Shanxi Province

Hungry Tigress

19-150e3862c251095fa23Mural painting, east wall, Cave 428, Mogao, Dunghuang, Gansu Province

c. 550-575, Northern Zhou dynasty

Wild goose pagoda

Giant Wild Goose Pagoda
Masonry; 207 x 82 x 82′ (63 x 25 x 25 m)

Ci’en Monastery, Xi’an, Shaanxi province

Tang dynasty, 692

Seokguram cave temple

Seokguram Buddha

Near Gyeongju

Unified Silla period, c. 751


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