Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This is an Eastern art history guide. It examines the following periods and cultures of art: Buddhist art, Thangka, Bhutanese art, Cambodian art, visual arts of Cambodia, Khmer sculpture, Chinese art, Chinese painting, Chinese ceramics, Chinese jade, East Asian calligraphy, Indian art, Indian painting, Rangoli, Indonesian art, Japanese art, Japanese painting, Ukiyo-e, Japanese sculpture, Ryukyuan lacquerware, Korean art, Korean painting, Laotian art, Lao ceramics, Lao Buddhist sculpture, Lao music, Thai art, Tibetan art, Sand mandala, and Vietnamese art. The history of Eastern art includes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. Developments in Eastern art historically parallel those in Western art, in general a few centuries earlier. African art, Islamic art, Indian art, Korean Art, Chinese art, and Japanese art each had significant influence on Western art, and, vice-versa. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.