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Rawson, Philip S.

Overview
Works: 129 works in 759 publications in 7 languages and 14,200 library holdings
Genres: History  Terminology  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: N5877.A8, 709.59
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip S Rawson
The art of Southeast Asia; Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Java, Bali by Philip S Rawson( Book )

55 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a wealth of information about the history, traditions, and religious beliefs of Southeast Asia, Philip Rawson throughly and authoritatively surveys a vast array of works of art and crafts from the region. Since prehistoric times, the countries of Southeast Asia have created a unique melange of indigenous art and the art of neighboring India and China. From the bronze tombs of the Dong-son people in 500 BC, to the mystical, dramatic form of Indonesia puppetry in current day Java and Bali, from architectural wonders such as Borobudur, to a host of pagodas, shrines, and temples, Rawson explores a medley of Southeast Asian art. He offers an astonishing array of treasures and elucidates a culture in which there are no artistic boundaries
The art of Tantra by Philip S Rawson( Book )

62 editions published between 1878 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceramics by Philip S Rawson( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the unassuming title of Ceramics, Rawson has presented a very clear, orderly and thought-provoking guide for discussion. He provides words for those nebulous, or nonexistent, thoughts that students avoid talking about in critiques, and our professional associates talk all around, using whatever art language is being worn out at the time--'Is your work postmodernist yet?' Now we have no excuse to complain that there is no vocabulary."--National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Newsletter
Drawing by Philip S Rawson( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tao; the Chinese philosophy of time and change by Philip S Rawson( Book )

50 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tantra; the Indian cult of ecstasy by Philip S Rawson( Book )

42 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Hebrew and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tantra is a set of beliefs and practices that originates in India and combines eroticism, magic, and metaphysics. Its goals are the universal ones of self-knowledge and liberated joy." --Publisher description
Primitive erotic art by Philip S Rawson( Book )

16 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculpture by Philip S Rawson( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Rawson, a distinguished academic and author, practiced as a sculptor all of his life. Sculpture, his final book, completes the trilogy begun with his classic works, Drawing and Ceramics. As in those earlier volumes, Rawson provides a clear, factual description of the underlying principles and structural techniques of the art. Although Rawson discusses sculptures from many places and periods - including Africa, Asia, Greece, Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and twentieth-century Europe and America - Sculpture is not a history as such. Rather, it is an original analysis of sculpture as a fundamental and integral form of human "language" capable of conveying a variety of different insights, offering a wealth of cultural and symbolic meaning. In the course of this analysis, Sculpture explores the full range of expressive techniques available to the sculptor today. Rawson's intent is to reveal possible modes of sculptural thought for practitioners and to enable the nonexpert to better understand and appreciate the emotional and intellectual content of any work
The illustrated history of art by David Piper( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient art - Medieval and early Renaissance art - Art in the sixteenth century - Baroque - Eastern art - Art in the age of revolutions - Romanticism - Impressionism - Cubism - Impressionists - Art since 1915
Erotic art of the East; the sexual theme in oriental painting and sculpture by Philip S Rawson( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design by Philip S Rawson( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoga art by Ajit Mookerjee( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian painting by Philip S Rawson( Book )

20 editions published in 1961 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews Indian painting from the earliest times to the 19th century in terms of Indian life, religion, culture, and attitudes
Introducing Oriental art by Philip S Rawson( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceramics by Philip S Rawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacred Tibet by Philip S Rawson( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unique Tibetan Buddhist amalgam of shamanism, spiritualism, magic, and myth is explored and revealed through its stunning imagery
Japanese paintings from Buddhist shrines and temples by Philip S Rawson( Book )

25 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and Spanish and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian sculpture by Philip S Rawson( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian sword by Philip S Rawson( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Danish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of drawing : an instructional guide by Philip S Rawson( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The art of Tantra
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The art of TantraCeramicsDrawingTao; the Chinese philosophy of time and changeTantra; the Indian cult of ecstasySculptureThe illustrated history of artSacred Tibet
Alternative Names
Rawson, P.S

Rawson, P. S. 1924-

Rawson, P. S. (Philip Stanley), 1924-

Rawson, Philip

Rawson Philip 1924-1995

Rawson, Philip S.

Rawson, Philip S. 1924-1995

Rawson, Philip Stanley

Rawson, Philip Stanley 1924-

Rawson, Philip Stanley 1924-1995

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Languages
English (403)

French (15)

Spanish (9)

German (5)

Italian (2)

Danish (1)

Hebrew (1)