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Cave temples of Dunhuang

Roderick Whitfield

Cave temples of Dunhuang

art and history on the silk road

by Roderick Whitfield

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Published by British Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Buddhist -- China -- Dunhuang Caves,
  • Art, Chinese -- Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Buddhist -- China -- Dunhuang Caves,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Chinese -- China -- Dunhuang Caves,
  • Dunhuang Caves (China)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRoderick Whitfield, Susan Whitfield, Neville Agnew ; photography of the Mogao caves by Lois Conner and Wu Jian.
    ContributionsWhitfield, Susan., Agnew, Neville, 1938-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21096033M
    ISBN 10071234697X
    OCLC/WorldCa45858726


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Fan describes the various temple layouts and discusses Buddhist iconography along with the architecture of the caves; the central part of the book focuses on thirty-eight of the caves around Dunhuang, describing the statues and wall paintings in detail and allowing the reader to see how different historical periods affected the cave art and.

May 13,  · Artifacts from ancient Chinese cave temples head west for California exhibit Situated on the edge of the Gobi desert, the Dunhuang caves features six miles of Author: Jordan Riefe. The Yulin Caves (Chinese: 榆 林 窟; pinyin: Yulin kū) is a Buddhist cave temple site in Guazhou County, Gansu Province, hotseattleseahawksjerseys.com site is located some km east of the oasis town of Dunhuang and the Mogao hotseattleseahawksjerseys.com takes its name from the eponymous elm trees lining the Yulin River, which flows through the site and separates the two cliffs from which the caves have been excavated.

Jul 04,  · The Dunhuang Manuscripts are a cache of around 20, important scrolls found in the Mogao Caves of Dunhuang. The Dunhuang manuscripts date to between the 5 th and 11 th centuries A.D., and were sealed up in a chamber in a cave, hidden for about hotseattleseahawksjerseys.com: Dhwty. A richly illustrated book about the Mogao grottoes in China - the catalogue for the exhibition about the Cave Temples of Dunhuang at the Getty Center.

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Preserved in some five hundred caves carved into rock cliffs at the edge of the Gobi Desert are one. Cave temples of Mogao at Dunhuang: art and history on the Silk Road.

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May 06,  · This Wednesday, May 4,photo shows a full-scale, hand-painted replica of one of China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang, Caveon display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Apr 15,  · Full-size replicas of the Mogao cave temples allow people unable to visit the caves themselves (near Dunhuang, China) to experience Buddhist art from the 4th to 14th centuries.

Learn how artists from the Dunhuang Academy’s Fine Arts Institute create the replica caves. Dunhuang today remains a thriving town surrounded by fields of cotton and corn irrigated by water from the Dang River which flows down from the mountains to the south.

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May 11,  · Hardly a conventional art museum exhibition, Cave Temples of Dunhuang at The Getty offers a rich, multi-faceted experience incorporating three cave temple replicas, multimedia, 3D viewing and an interpretive exhibition consisting of documents and artifacts, some from The Getty’s collection and others from major museums and libraries around the world.

Apr 29,  · Join Travelogue presenter Tianran He on a journey to one of the most important oasis cities on the Silk Road: Dunhuang. There, he feels the weight of. Feb 21,  · Mogao Caves: Mystical Hidden Cave Temples - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dunhuang, China, at Tripadvisor.5/5().Jul 14,  · Next summer, visitors to the Getty Center’s hilltop compound in Los Angeles will be able to duck into download pdf of Chinese caverns lined in colorful Buddhist deities as part of an exhibition, “Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road.”.

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Ebook in an oasis in the Gansu-Xinjiang desert region, it is at the far western limit of traditional Chinese settlement along the Silk Road across Central Asia. Dunhuang was the first trading town reached by foreign merchants.