Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

Chinese Art and Its Encounter with the World

by David Clarke
     
 

This book examines Chinese art from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. By means of a series of closely-focused case studies, often introducing previously marginalized aspects of Chinese visual culture, it analyzes Chinese art's encounter with the world, arguing that we cannot fully understand modern Chinese art without taking this larger global context into

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This book examines Chinese art from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. By means of a series of closely-focused case studies, often introducing previously marginalized aspects of Chinese visual culture, it analyzes Chinese art's encounter with the world, arguing that we cannot fully understand modern Chinese art without taking this larger global context into account.

Hong Kong University Press

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"Flawlessly researched and offering a wealth of information on topics that have not been studies in depth before, it is an important addition for the understanding of Chinese art in general." - Frank Vigneron, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789888083060
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
08/30/2011
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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