Ancient and Classic Art of China

Ancient and Classic Art of China

By: Yuheng Bao (author)Hardback

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This study discusses ancient and classic Chinese art in interdisciplinary perspective, from the pre-historical age to the end of the Tang dynasty, including historical, cultural, philosophical, and political facts and how they impacted development. Also includes biographies of the artists, critics and scholars. It is richly illustrated with 40 full-color plates, in 8-1/2 X 11 format, the majority of these plates introduced for the first time to Western readers.

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Yuheng Bao, born in Beijing, China, graduated from China's Research Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, with an MA in Film Art and Art History, and from Ohio University, Athens, with a PhD in comparative Art. He is Associate Professor of Art at North Carolina A&T University. He has written and published seven books and more than eighty articles on fine arts, comparative arts and cultures, film and theater, art history, art education, TV and mass communication. He is the author of The Concept of the Relationship Between Painting and Poetry (Mellen, 1999)


Preface; Introduction; Part One: The Birth of Chinese Art; 1. Chinese Art in the Stone Age; Part Two: Art in the Pre-Qin Period; 2. Chinese Art in the Bronze Age; 3. The Art of Sculpture, Architecture and Other Forms in the Pre-Qin Period Part Three: Art in the Qin and Han Dynasties; 4. The Art of the Qin Dynasy; 5. The Art of the Han Dynasty; Part Four: Art in the Age of Turmoil and Division; 6. The Art of Three Kingdoms, Two Jins and the North and South Part Five: Art in the Sui and Tang Dynasties; 7. The Buddhist Art in China; 8. Art in the Sui and Tang Dynasties; Notes; Glossary/Terms; Biographies of Artists, Critics and Scholars; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773465732
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 262
  • ID: 9780773465732
  • ISBN10: 0773465731

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