The Arts of Thailand

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C. E. Tuttle, 1999 - Art - 248 pages
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For over a thousand years, Thailand has been a cultural crossroads for the artistic traditions of India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Indonesia, gradually evolving a unique style of artistic expression all its own. Based on exhaustive museum, library, and temple research, The Arts of Thailand covers every major form and period of Thai art and provides a complete overview of one of the world's richest artistic traditions.

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From start to finish, this is a classic example of the synergy of clear, thoughtful text, superb photography, and clean, attractive book design. Since most non-Thais have little knowledge of the Thai ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Steve van Beek, a long-term resident of Thailand, has a special interest in art.

Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, a world-renowned photographer who has lived and worked in Asia since 1973, specializes in books on aspects of Asian culture. Among his many books are Balinese Gardens, The Tropical Garden, Tropical Asian Style,Thai Style and Myanmar Style.

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