Art and Archaeology
By (author) Jane Portal
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Korea by Jane Portal
Book DescriptionThis book presents a fully illutrated chronological account of the arts and archaeology of Korea from the Neolithic to the 20th century. Illustrated are some of the highest achievements of Korean craftsmen, from precious metalwork, sculpture and lacquer to celadons, painting and printing.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780714114873
(246mm x 189mm x 16mm)
Imprint: British Museum Press
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jane Portal
Chinese Art, Paperback (September 2014)
Presents an array of Chinese art. This book offers a closer look at the variety of styles, decoration, motifs and patterns and the sheer craftsmanship of Chinese culture. By showing the artwork alongside a detail, it provides a fresh view of each object which often allows intriguing comparisons between seemingly unrelated objects and media.
Terracotta Warriors, Hardback (August 2007)
The Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuangdi, the First Emperor of China, is one of the most spectacular and best-known finds in world archaeology. But who was this powerful Emperor of the Qin Dynasty who needed an army to guard him in the afterlife? How were the figures made? This book reveals the facts behind the figures.
Art Under Control in North Korea, Paperback (July 2005)» View all books by Jane Portal
Nuclear bombs and geopolitical controversy are often the first things associated with the isolated Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea and its volatile leader Kim Jong-il. Yet behind the secretive curtain also lies a little known and slowly expanding world of art. This book explores the role of art in North Korea.
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