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Reading Chinese painting : beyond forms and colors : a comparative approach to art appreciation / [by Sophia Suk-mun Law ; translated by Tony Blishen]

Author:
Law, Sophia Suk-mun [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Shanghai, China: Shanghai Press and Publishing Development Company, Ltd, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
168 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary note:
"Applying a comparative approach to Chinese and Western art, this book examines the characteristics of traditional Chinese art and analyses the distinction between figure painting and portraiture [and other comparisons]"--Front jacket flap.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Innovation versus legacy -- True likeness versus painterly impression -- Figure paintings are not portraits -- Shanshui differ from landscapes -- The delicate world of birds and flowers -- The abstract qualities of Bimo -- The handscroll : a unique journey.
Subject(s):
Painting, ChineseAppreciation [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 1602200246
  • 9781602200241
Translator:
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