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Guardian of the flame : art of Sri Lanka.

  • Listopad, John (John Andrew)
Date
2003
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Phoenix, AZ : Phoenix Art Museum, 2003.

Physical description

183 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm

Edition

1st ed.

Notes

"Published in conjuction with the exhibition 'Guardian of the flame: art of Sri Lanka', February 8-May 11, 2003"--T.p. verso.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-181).

Contents

Foreword / Jane Baker -- Acknowledgements / John Listopad -- The art lover as collector / Victoria Chan-Palay -- Reflections in a mirror / Michael Phillips -- Images of Sri Lanka -- The cult of relics / John Listopad -- The cult of the Buddha image / John Listopad -- The art of Sri Lanka : the historical context / John Listopad -- Buddha images of the early Anuradhapura period (c. 200 B.C.-432 A.D.) / John Listopad -- Buddha images of the late Anuradhapura period (c. 432-993) / John Listopad -- A set of Lokapalas : Anuradhapura period / John Listopad -- Polonnaruva period (993-1235) / John Listopad -- Divided kingdoms period (1232-1597) / John Listopad -- Kandyan period (1480-1815) / John Listopad -- The Buddha's footprint / Sherry Montgomery -- Bibliography, glossary.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 0910407509