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Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony

Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony

Taoism is a world of beliefs, writings, ceremonial practices, study, art, and philosophy that strives to harmonize the life of human beings with the forever and naturally changing universe. This manual introduces four themes important in Taoism. Within each section, you will find a brief introduction to the theme, a discussion of a selection ofobjects in the Art Institute’s collection, and suggestions for classroom applications. (©2000)

animals, bronze, Buddhism, ceramics, Chinese, landscapes, nature, painting
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Education

High School, Middle School
Ancient Worlds, Art from Many Places, Asian Art

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