James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 4: Sogenga and Ch’an Landscapes

This fourth lecture of Ch’an Painting looks at the appreciation of this style in Japan and concludes by examining some of the best landscape paintings.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 3: Muqi’s Six Persimmons

The third in this series of discussions about Ch’an painting by James Cahill looks at Muqi’s iconographic Six Persimmons painting.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 2: Beginnings and Muqi Fachang

A second lecture on Ch’an painting in China by the distinguished art historian James Cahill.

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James Cahill on Ch’an Painting, 1: Liang Kai

In 2010 Professor Emeritus James Cahill, one of the leading and most eminent historians of Japanese and Chinese art, made a series of films, entitled A Pure and Remote View, examining the development of Chinese painting from its beginnings up and to the middle ages.

The series of 12 lectures, often split into 2,

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Bhutan, the Last Shangri-la

A National Geographic documentary looking at wildlife in the remote Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan.

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Benoy K Behl: The Path of Compassion

A new film by the eminent Indian art historian Benoy K Behl tracing the development of Buddhism in India through the ages.

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Benoy K Behl: Paintings of India 2. Miniature Paintings

Excerpts from a series of films Benoy Behl made in 2005 on the subject of The Paintings of India. In this second playlist I feature the documentaries on miniature paintings.

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Benoy K Behl: Paintings of India 1. Sacred Art

Excerpts from a series of films Benoy Behl made in 2005 on the subject of The Paintings of India. In this first playlist I feature the documentaries on sacred art.

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