Japanese Art and Architecture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An introductory survey to Japanese visual culture from Neolithic times to present. Topics include Shinto art and ritual, Buddhist art (including Zen), courtly arts, the tea ceremony, erotic prints of the "Floating World," and contemporary art. Focuses on how Japanese artists adapt foreign cultural traditions.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 373A, HA 373, HA 374.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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