Indian art has a rich and vibrant history. Understand how Indian painting, architecture, and sculpture have evolved due to historical and cultural influences over time.
Learn common symbols and motifs used in Buddhist art, plus see five quintessential examples from around the world.
Mandala, Sanskrit for “circle” or “discoid object,” is a geometric design that holds a great deal of significance in Hindu and Buddhist art.
Discover the fascinating history of the Japanese Satsuma vase, learn to identify different types of Satsuma pottery, and see what Satsuma marks mean.
Chinoiserie is a European style of decorative art that drew inspiration from the fanciful motifs of Chinese design, furniture, pottery, and porcelain.
Discover the tools and techniques of Japanese calligraphy, one of the most celebrated forms of artistic expression within Japanese culture.
Netsuke are tactile, balanced, and individually distinctive. See how these utilitarian yet decorative objects reflect centuries of Japanese history.
Three experts weigh in on the origins of the Japanese woodblock prints, key printmaking artists, and factors that determine their value.
The arrival of cherry blossoms results in celebrations across the world. Especially in Japan, they are an important symbol of life and friendship.
Steeped in tradition and experimentation, Qianlong period art is markedly diverse. From famille rose to Ge wares, see prices for in-demand art of the era.