Surveys the art of the Age of Exploration in Europe, the Far East, and the Americas... having failed to achieve Enlightenment, he abandoned his books and retired to a life of rural seclusion and manual labor. One day the sound of a pebble, sent flying by his broom and striking the nearby bamboo, brought on the moment of Enlightenment. ... The aquot;amiaquot; suffix to their names indicates adherence to the tenets of Pure Land (Jodo) Buddhism, in particular the ... At the same time, though the elite circles they moved in were heavily influenced by Zen, the three Ami tended toanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jay A. Levenson, National Gallery of Art (U.S.)|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1991-01-01|