This ebook is a suite of translations of contemporary paintings through modern chinese language aestheticians. as a result relative isolation of China until eventually lately, little is understood of this wealthy and ongoing aesthetics culture in China. even though a number of the articles are fascinated by the conventional old chinese language theories of artwork and sweetness, many are encouraged by way of Western aesthetics, together with Marxism, and all are concerned about cross-cultural comparisons of chinese language and Western aesthetic traditions.
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