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Curriculum Outline - Himalayan Art (Eleven Lecture Course)
Lecture 1. Definition of Himalayan Art along with the geographic regions. The Seven Reasons for creating art: devotional, didactic, narrative, utilitarian, memorial, decorative, & commodity.
Lecture 2. Types of Art: two dimensional and three dimensional. Three types of painting, iconometry, backs & inscriptions. Learning how to read a painting.
Lecture 3. Four Painting Compositional Types, painting sets, & Four Ground Colours.
Lecture 4. Religious Traditions: (4) Buddhist, Hindu, Bon, Other (tribal) along with Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana. Review of painting sets. The Eleven Figurative Forms & Number Sets.
Lecture 5. (Continued from lecture 4). The Eleven Figurative Forms & Number Sets.
Lecture 6. Hats, Protector Deities & Unique Iconography of Religious Traditions.
Lecture 7. Iconographic Programs (early paintings) & Personal Programs (late paintings) along with the Four Lineage Composition Types.
Lecture 8. Bon Art & Iconography: Overview & Special Characteristics.
Lecture 9. Early Painting styles, artists, regional differences.
Lecture 10. Late Painting styles, artists, regional differences.
Lecture 11. Confusions, Conflicts & Controversies. Painting versus sculpture. Buddhist art versus Bon art. Traditional art today. Contemporary art.
*Materials, Methods & Techniques
(Jeff Watt, November 3rd, 2015)