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    Smile of the Buddha
    Eastern Philosophy and Western Art from Monet to Today

    by Jacquelynn Baas

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    • Format: hardcover, 310 pages
    • ISBN: 9780520242081 (0520242084)
    • Language: english
    • Genres: philosophy
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Release date: September 14, 2005
    • Author: Jacquelynn Baas

    About The Book

    Smile of the Buddha explores the influences of Asian world-views and particularly Buddhism on the art of Europe and America in the modern era. In an informative and perceptive introduction and essays on twenty well-known artists, Jacquelynn Baas analyzes how the teachings of the Buddha offered alternatives to Western intellectual conceptions of art and traces the various ways this inspiration materialized in artworks. The influence of Buddhism on art from the last quarter of the nineteenth century to the present has been greater than historians and critics generally recognize, Baas claims. Considering essential questions about the relationship of art and life, this timely and beautifully illustrated book expands our perspective on how spirituality and creativity inspire and inform one another. Baas’s insights and the images she presents give the reader a new understanding and appreciation of a diverse array of Western artworks.

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