Mural Art: Studies on Paintings in Asia



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Mural Art - Studies on mural paintings in Asia is a series of 10 articles by the best scholars on murals in Afghanistan, Xinjiang (China), Tibet, Burma, Thailand and Mongolia - from the 5th to the 18th century.

With issues such as preservation, digital reconstruction of lost murals, redating through the study of regional influences, iconography, style, translation and edition of captioned murals, this important book provides new information with challenging perspectives based on the latest findings.

It also reveals murals never published (Burma, Thailand, Mongolia), recently rediscovered and endangered (Tibet) or destroyed and vandalised (Afghanistan, Xinjiang).

This unique publication on murals in Asia counts as a precious testimony of a fragile and inspiring heritage.

• Important new study on mural painting
• Lavish photographs, including rarely seen temples
• Essays by the world's leading academics and researchers in this field
• Includes murals recently uncovered and never documented before
• Unique publication on mural painting

460 colour photographs

ISBN: 9786167339962
Format: Hardcover
Publication date: 01/06/2018
RRP: $105.00
Pages: 320
Dimension: 312mm X 245mm
Imprint: River Books