AP Art History - Content Area 8: South, East and Southeast Asia 300 B.C.E.-1980 C.E.

This unit makes up about 8% of the average AP exam, and it includes 21 works of art. Many of the pieces from this region are characterized by eastern religions like Buddhism, Hinduism, or Taoism, and they are often highly intricate. One of the most famous examples of Southeast Asian art is the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia.

The arts of South, East, and Southeast Asia represent some of the world’s oldest, most diverse, and most sophisticated visual traditions.
192. Great Stupa at Sanchi
193. Terracotta warriors from mausoleum of the first Qin emperor of China
194. Funeral banner of Lady Dai (Xin Zhui)
195. Longmen caves
196. Gold and jade crown
197. Todai-ji
198. Borobudur
199. Angkor, the temple of Angkor Wat, the city of Angkor Thom, Cambodia
200. Lakshmana Temple
201. Travelers among Mountains and Streams, Fan Kuan
202. Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja)
203. Night Attack on the Sanjô Palace
204. The David Vases
205. Portrait of Sin Sukju
206. Forbidden City
207. Ryoan-ji
208. Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings, Bichitr
210. White and Red Plum Blossoms, Ogata Korin
211. Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, Katsushika Hokusai
212. Chairman Mao en Route to Anyuan

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