The Chinese Art Book The Chinese Art Book is a beautifully packaged authoritative and unprecedented overview of Chinese art from its earliest dynasties to the contemporary generation of artists enlivening today s art wo

  • Title: The Chinese Art Book
  • Author: Colin Mackenzie Katie Hill Jeffrey Moser
  • ISBN: 9780714865751
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Chinese Art Book is a beautifully packaged, authoritative, and unprecedented overview of Chinese art from its earliest dynasties to the contemporary generation of artists enlivening today s art world 300 works represent every form of Chinese visual art, including painting, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, figurines, jade, bronze, gold and silver, photography, video,The Chinese Art Book is a beautifully packaged, authoritative, and unprecedented overview of Chinese art from its earliest dynasties to the contemporary generation of artists enlivening today s art world 300 works represent every form of Chinese visual art, including painting, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, figurines, jade, bronze, gold and silver, photography, video, installation, and performance art.Full of surprises for readers of all levels, The Chinese Art Book breaks new ground by pairing works that speak to one another in unexpected ways, enlightening historical, stylistic and cultural connections Concise descriptive essays place each work in context, while cross references lead the reader on a fascinating journey through Chinese art history.The Chinese Art Book features an introductory essay by Colin Mackenzie, Senior Curator of Chinese Art at the Nelson Akins Museum of Art, along with an accessible summary of Chinese political and cultural history, a comprehensive glossary defining technical terms, and an illustrated timeline.

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    1. "Three Friends of Winter", Zhao Mengjian, 13th centuryThis is a beautifully chosen collection of some three hundred separate works of art. The pieces range from Neolithic stone circles to contemporary performance art. They're set one to a page, and the two opposing pages are often set in deliberate contrast.There are the usual suspects from the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties, but even a few socialist realist pieces from the mid-20th century. All of the pieces are given equality of pl [...]

    2. I'll admit it - when I first learned of this book from Hadrian's outstanding review, I got it from the library to do research for the novel I am currently working on. Being a bit of an art snob, though (I was a humanities major as an undergrad), as well as an art lover, I could justify taking the time to read the book (though, does one ever really have to justify reading anything?) as it did double duty as a research tool and as an object of sheer pleasure.This book delivers on both counts. Phai [...]

    3. I spent two semesters of college learning Chinese. My professor would spend a bit of time at the end of class highlighting aspects of Chinese culture. My favorite topic was always the art. There are just so many wonderful works by Chinese artists and this book has a wide array for you to enjoy.This is a wonderful book because it highlights different eras of Chinese art. You really get to see a mix of old and new. If you're like me, odds are you'll be online trying to find a print of a favorite p [...]

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