Buddhist cave art was greatly influenced by Indian Buddhist art and emerged in China along with the spread of Buddhism starting in the Han Dynasty around the 1st Century A.D.
What was the origin of China's famous Mogao Caves, also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves? Find out here.
A continued exploration of some of the historical and artistic qualities of the famous Buddhist sculptures in China's Mogao Caves.
Learn how the features of the Buddhist statues found in caves in China evolved throughout history.
This clip takes us to the historical aesthetic of the breathtaking Fengxian Temple of the Longmen Caves, which contains the magnificent Lushena Buddha.
This clip displays the exquisite beauty of the Dazu Grotto statues. They are unique in that they depict not only religious figures but also the peacefulness of secular life.
This video shows the care and precision taken in the making of the Grand Buddha grotto statues, ultimately culminating in a stunning example of great artistry.