The Art of Buddhism an Introduction to Its History and Meaning
By Denise Patry Leidy
(Shambhala, Paperback, 9781590306703, 352pp.)
Publication Date: October 6, 2009
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More than two hundred photographs provide the visual context for this tour of the world of Buddhist art. Included in the rich variety of forms are architecture and monumental art, statuary, paintings, calligraphy, fresco, brushwork, and textile arts. Denise Leidy's guide is the perfect introductory text for all those intrigued by this splendid aesthetic tradition. It also an essential resource for all who seek to understand Buddhist art as teaching.