Comics in Asian History

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PREHISTORIC CAVE ART:

Sulawesi, Indonesia:

JAN. 2021: Oldest cave painting found in Indonesia

ABC: “45,500-year-old rock painting of pigs in Indonesia is the oldest-known art depicting real, recognisable objects”

Also see this Oct. 2021 BBC Update >>

CHINA:

“Chinese Painting” @ MetMuseum.org

Including essays…

“Du hua” = “to read a painting”:
“Integrating calligraphy, poetry, and painting, scholar-artists for the first time combined the ‘three perfections’ in a single work.”

INDIA:


Kaavad: A Portable Shrine (Sabnani)

A kaavad tour, complete with stories & other notes…

Kaavad Storytelling Tradition of Rajasthan (Sabnani) [PDF]


World Comics India

Wow, what an inspiring comics education site!


South Asian Art and Culture @ MetMuseum.org

 JAPAN:

For resources on Japanese comics culture, see the Manga Page!

KOREA:

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