Art and Artists of Chinese Modern Painting, 1890-1949

Art and Artists of Chinese Modern Painting, 1890-1949

By: Letitia Lane (author), Yuheng Bao (author), Mu Lin (author)Hardback

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The authors have collaborated to produce a valuable resource guide that lists the most significant Chinese artists to emerge during the period of time from the 1890 to 1949. It examines these Chinese artists both in relation to the historical period in which they worked as well as in relation to the specific genre they were working in. At the end of the book, there is a listing of the most important Chinese modern painters, along with a concise biography of each, followed by a discussion of the various centers of Chinese modern painting. The bibliography has been broken down into works in English and works in Chinese.

About Author

Dr. Yuheng Bao was born in Beijing, China, graduated from China's Research Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, with an MA in Film Art and Art History, and from Ohio University with a Ph.D. of Comparative Art. He is Associate Professor of Art at North Carolina A&T State University. He has written and published eight books and more than ninety articles on fine arts, comparative arts and cultures, art history, film and theater, art education, TV and mass communication. Dr. Mu Lin is a historian of Chinese art, an art critic, as well as senior researcher who has published ten books and more than one hundred articles on fine arts, Chinese painting, Buddhist culture and art, history of Chinese art, art education, film and theater. An internationally well-known scholar, listed in Who's Who of Chinese Famous Scholars and Scientists, he is a Professor at Sichuan University, Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts and Dean of the College of Visual Arts at Sichuan Normal University. He has also been invited as a visiting Professor for universities of many nations. Dr. Letitia Lane, a retired Professor of English and Art, did her Masters and Doctorate in Aesthetics and Comparative Literature at University of Texas at Dallas. She taught English as a Second Language overseas at the American Language Center in Lebanon, and at the Dynalectron Aerospace Corporation in the USA. For some years before she retired, she had her own painting studio where she taught class of art, art history and painting. She has written and published many articles, and served as editor for many books. She now resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.


List of Illustrations; Preface, Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Historical and Intellectual Necessities of Modern Painting in Early Twentieth-Century China; Part One: Guo Hua: The Chinese National Style Painting; 1. Wu Changshuo and the Shanghai School; 2. Qi Baishi: A Humanistic Artist; 3. From Old Towards New: The Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting; 4. The Lingnan School of Painting; 5. The Spring Wind from the West; 6. Three Independent Masters: Pan Tianshou, Zhang Daqian and Fu Baoshi; 7. New Wave and New Generation in the 1930s-1940s; Part Two: Xi Hua: The Western Style Paintings; 8. The Western Style Art in Modern China: Drawing and Oil Painting; 9. The Western Style Woodcut and Printing; 10. Cartoon and other Commercial Arts; Notes; Selected Biography of Chinese Modern Painters; Centers of Chinese Modern Painting; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773461161
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780773461161
  • ISBN10: 0773461167

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