Exploring the background of artwork in China from its earliest incarnations to the current day, this entire quantity comprises dozen newly-commissioned essays spanning the theories, genres, and media primary to chinese language paintings and concept all through its history.
- Provides an outstanding number of essays selling a comparative realizing of China’s lengthy checklist of cultural production
- Brings jointly a global workforce of students from East and West, whose contributions variety from an summary of pre-modern concept, to these exploring calligraphy, high-quality portray, sculpture, add-ons, and more
- Articulates the path within which the sector of chinese language paintings historical past is relocating, in addition to offering a roadmap for historians drawn to comparative examine or theory
- Proposes new and revisionist interpretations of the literati culture, which has lengthy been an immense staple of chinese language paintings history
- Offers a wealthy perception into China’s social and political associations, non secular and cultural practices, and highbrow traditions, along chinese language artwork historical past, concept, and criticism
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