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A Chinese Garden Court

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Genre : Art
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Nature Within Walls

Author : Elizabeth Hammer
ISBN : 9781588391025
Genre : Art, Chinese
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Accompanying CD-ROM includes ... "a 10-minute narrated video tour of the garden court."--Page [4] of portfolio.

Masterpieces Of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Barbara Burn
ISBN : 9780870996771
Genre : Art
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"The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a living encyclopedia of world art. Cultures from every part of the world - from Florence to Thebes, from Pennsylvania to Papua, New Guinea - from the ancient world to the present, and in every medium, are represented, frequently at the highest levels of quality. This book presents over 250 of the finest masterpieces in the Metropolitan's collection, drawn from more than three million works in eighteen different curatorial departments. Some of these splendid objects, such as the Temple of Dendur, Botticelli's Annunciation, Rembrandt's Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, and Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware, are very famous; others, including a rare Chinese scroll, a drawing by Michelangelo, and an ornate Turkish sword, are less well known. All are remarkable and unique. The works have been arranged in a generally chronological order by culture, beginning with ancient Egypt and ending with the twentieth century in Europe and America. Each reproduction is accompanied by a text that includes pertinent information about the work."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

How To Read Chinese Paintings

Author : Maxwell K. Hearn
ISBN : 0300141874
Genre : Art
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The Chinese often use the expression du hua, “to read a painting,” in connection with their study and appreciation of such works. This volume closely “reads” thirty-six masterpieces of Chinese painting from the encyclopedic collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in order to reveal the major characteristics and themes of this rich pictorial tradition. The book examines multiple layers of meaning—style, technique, symbolism, past traditions, and the artist’s personal circumstances—through accessible texts and numerous large color details. A dynastic chronology, map, and list of further readings supplement the text. Spanning a thousand years of Chinese art, these landscapes, flowers, birds, figures, religious subjects, and calligraphies illuminate the main goal of every Chinese artist: to capture not only the outer appearance of a subject but also its inner essence.

Peach Blossom Spring

Author : Richard M. Barnhart
ISBN : 9780870993589
Genre : Flowers in art
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Mediating Identities In Space And Place

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ISBN : UIUC:30112082834463
Genre : Human settlements
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Creating A Chinese Garden

Author : David Harris Engel
ISBN : WISC:89032859746
Genre : Gardening
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