Selling Happiness

Selling Happiness

by Ellen Laing
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824827643

ISBN-13: 9780824827649

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Laing considers the origin and evolution of modern commercial art in China. Her analysis focuses on the colorful advertisement calendar posters created by artists working in Shanghai during the first half of the twentieth century. Drawing upon a wide range of written sources and private art collections, she provides biographies for 11 major commercial artists and

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Laing considers the origin and evolution of modern commercial art in China. Her analysis focuses on the colorful advertisement calendar posters created by artists working in Shanghai during the first half of the twentieth century. Drawing upon a wide range of written sources and private art collections, she provides biographies for 11 major commercial artists and examines the relationships between the marketing and publishing industries. The text is accompanied throughout by b&w artistic reproductions. The author is a research associate at the U. of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824827649
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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