The Ideals of the East, with Special Reference to the Art of Japan
by Kakuzo Okakura
This is a short but very concise introduction to Asian art by the author of ‘The Book of Tea.’ (- Already uploaded.) Written from a Japanese perspective, and focusing on Japanese art, one of the major themes is the relationship between spirituality, particularly Buddhism, and the evolution of Asian art.
scanned at sacred-texts.com, April 2004. John Bruno Hare, redactor. This text is in the public domain. These files may be used for any non-commercial purpose, provided this notice of attribution is left intact.
I have added a picture, a TOC and curly quotes and emdashes.
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