Chinese Treasures in Japan: Ink Art

Chinese Treasures in Japan: Ink Art

A look at the Chinese calligraphic arts that have been preserved in Japan, and their influence on Japanese culture.

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Japan: Ink Painting, Landscapes of the Mind

A look at the development of ink painting in Japan after its introduction from China and its relationship to western art forms.

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Heaven On Earth 6: Buddhism

A look at Buddhism through its art and architecture, part of the Heaven on Earth series.

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Envisioning the Buddha

A talk on the cultural conditioning behind the emergence of the Buddha figure by Prof. Robert deCaroli.

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Secrets of the Stupa

A short lecture introducing the cosmological meaning behind the symbology of the Swayambhu stupa.

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Art of Faith, Buddhism

A journey of discovery through Buddhism via its art works.

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A Gift for the Village in Mustang

A film about the gift of a lineage painting from West Virginia to a remote village in Mustang.

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The Golden Age of Arts in China, 2

The second programme from CCTV on the development of the arts in China culminates with classical Buddhist art (English, with some Mandarin with subtitles).

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The Golden Age of the Arts in China, 1

A look at the arts in ancient China, and what the influences and ideas were that surrounded them (English with some Mandarin, with subtitles).

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Ajanta Caves

A set of short documentaries looking at the Ajanta Caves in India and their art works in both paintings, sculptures and reliefs.

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