Trivium Art HistoryDiscover Artwork

Pagodas — Houses of the sacred

Pagodas are a unique form of architecture — tall, tiered towers, Pagodas are expressions of Taoist or Buddhist worship, common in Nepal, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka. The elaborate modern pagoda style evolved from the East Asian Stupa—tomb-like structures where sacred relics were protected and venerated.

Read More

Tianning Temple

1120

White Horse Pagoda, Dunhuang

384 CE

More Themes in Art

Life's only guarantee

Death in Art

Reimagining natural beauty

Flowers

Getting out the skin

The Nude in Art