The Arts in Asia

The Arts in Asia
The arts in Asia include a history of painting, sculpting and other physical forms of art that have influenced and been influenced by culture, politics and religion. Asian artwork can be found in ancient times, and the tradition continues to this day. Modern Asian art reflects the struggle of people living in Asian cultures.

Asian Music

Music in Asian cultures began as part of a religious culture and also existed as entertaining folk music for rural people. The classic sound of much ancient music comes from specific instruments played by the people living in mountain cultures. It was also influenced by politics and religion of the day.

Asian Literature

Literature in Asian cultures was greatly influenced by religion as well as by political and economic challenges. The Qu’ran is an example of classic Arabic literature that was based in religious themes. Struggled encountered by Asian people throughout history have inspired a great deal of literature in both Asian and Western countries.

Asian Artwork

The arts in Asia include a history of painting, sculpting and other physical forms of art that have influenced and been influenced by culture, politics and religion. Asian artwork can be found in ancient times, and the tradition continues to this day. Modern Asian art reflects the struggle of people living in Asian cultures.