Smile of the Buddha

Smile of the Buddha

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qThe relations between eastern and western cultures have long been a neglected topic, and this careful and intelligent look at a small but significant part of those relations is most welcome.q--Thomas McEvilley, author of qThe Shape of Ancient Thoughtq qHow wonderful that Jacquelynn Baas has seen the light of the Buddha's smile shining from faraway Asia into the realm of the art of modern times in what we think of as the West! . . . Her work reveals how some of our most influential artists explored and expressed the sophisticated perceptions and joyful energy emanating from the realm of Buddhist Asia.q--Robert A. F. Thurman qAs a Buddhist scholar and artist I welcome this thoughtful and richly detailed study of how many aspects of Buddhism have stimulated, invigorated, and enriched Western arts over the past 150 years.q--Stephen Addiss, author of qThe Art of Zenq qA crucial contribution to modern art studies, this high-spirited text surveys Western artists awakened by the wisdom of the East, from Monet and Duchamp to O'Keeffe to Martin. It is a thoughtful book about thoughtful artists, their values and their visions, with a lot to offer general readers and specialists alike.q--Charles Stuckey, Associate Professor of Art History at the School of the Art Institute of ChicagoSuzuki, Daisetz Teitaro. Manual of Zen Buddhism. New York: ... Boston: Shambhala, 1996. AGNES ... Fort Worth: Modern Art Museum, 1998. Haskell ... Lapis Press with Pace Gallery and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985. Leideranbsp;...

Title:Smile of the Buddha
Author:Jacquelynn Baas
Publisher: - 2005


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