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Oriental art books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Oriental art category. Presented with a red border are the Oriental art books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Oriental art books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Hell in Japanese Art by Kazuya Takaoka Hell in Japanese Art


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

The Mercantile Effect Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World During 17th 18th Centuries by Melanie Gibson The Mercantile Effect Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World During 17th 18th Centuries

The introduce us on how the movement of Armenian, Indian, Chinese, Persian, Turkish and European merchants and their trade goods during the 17th and 18th centuries spread new ideas and new technologies across Western Asia in the early modern era.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

An Illustrated Modern Reader of 'The Classic of Tea' by Wu Juenong, Tony Blishen An Illustrated Modern Reader of 'The Classic of Tea'
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This commentary on the Chinese masterpiece, The Classic of Tea, offers a fascinating perspective on this ancient pastime and art.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Paths to Perfection: Buddhist Art at the Freer Sackler by Debra Diamond Paths to Perfection: Buddhist Art at the Freer Sackler

A guide to the Freer/Sackler's richly diverse collection of Buddhist art fromJapan, China, and Korea, as well as Indian/South Asia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Emperors' Treasures Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei by Jay Xu, Li He Emperors' Treasures Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei
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Emperors' Treasures examines each ruler's distinct contribution to the arts and how each developed his or her aesthetic and connoisseurship. This Chinese art book features artworks from the renowned National Palace Museum, Taipei
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Seduction Japan's Floating World: The John C. Weber Collection by Laura W. Allen Seduction Japan's Floating World: The John C. Weber Collection

Featuring dozens of stunning Japanese woodblock prints, textiles, serving vessels and thoughtful essays, Seduction paints a vibrant and provocative picture of Japan's Uikoyo-e or 'floating world.'
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Escapism by Bill Bensley Escapism

Since 1989 Bensley has designed more than two 200 properties in 30 countries, and this book showcases his imaginative world: lush, detailed, lively, playful and seductive. From the Royal Istana in Malaysia, a private beach house in Phuket, the renowned...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Prince Naris - A Siamese Designer by Chittawadi Chitrabongs Prince Naris - A Siamese Designer

Prince Naris' design skills were both visionary and multi-faceted; his ideas, sketches, plans and drawings came to life as temples and other buildings, interiors, murals, ceiling and other paintings, fans and even a royal banquet menu... This beautifully crafted volume...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Hiroshige The Sixty Nine Stations of the Kisokaido by Curator Andreas (Minneapolis Institute of Art) Marks Hiroshige The Sixty Nine Stations of the Kisokaido

Station to Station A historic trail through the heart of Japan, by two legendary woodblock artists The Kisokaido route through Japan was ordained in the early 1600s by the country's then-ruler Tokugawa Ieyasu, who decreed that staging posts be installed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China by Cai Guo-Qiang What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China

Written by the man behind the Beijing Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, gunpowder artist Cai Guo-Quiang, who draws attention to the innovations brought to contemporary art by Chinese artists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Crags and Ravines Make a Marvellous View A Study of Wu Bin's Unique 17th Century Scroll Painting Ten Views of a Lingbi Rock by Marcus Flacks Crags and Ravines Make a Marvellous View A Study of Wu Bin's Unique 17th Century Scroll Painting Ten Views of a Lingbi Rock

Shortly before the autumn of 1610 the renowned Ming dynasty official, painter, writer, and collector Mi Wanzhong (1570 1628) purchased a scholar's rock to add to his already famous collection. So mesmerized was he by this newly purchased wonder, which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Forbidden City in Monaco Imperial Court Life in China by Jean-Paul Desroche The Forbidden City in Monaco Imperial Court Life in China


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Textiles of Indonesia by I. C. van Hout Textiles of Indonesia


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Great Chinese Art Transfer How So Much of China's Art Came to America by Michael St. Clair The Great Chinese Art Transfer How So Much of China's Art Came to America

This is the story of the great outflows of art from China into the collections and museums of the West. Western collectors and international dealers gathered paintings, ceramics, and other art objects from 1860 into the early years of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

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