The Arts of China
Intended both for the general reader and the serious student, "The Arts of China" presents a fascinating and balanced picture of Chinese art from the Stone Age to the present day. The author concerns himself not only with art, but also with Chinese philosophy, religion, and the realm of ideas. At the same time, he places the arts in their political and social setting. Hence his book is not merely a history of art but, to some degree, a cultural history of China as well.
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Anyang artists Asian Art Avery Brundage bamboo beautiful bowls bronze brush Buddha Buddhist capital carved Cave celadon Center of Asian ceramics Ch'ang-an Ch'i Ch'ing Dynasty Ch'u Changsha Chao Chengchow Chinese art Ching-te-chen colour on paper colour on silk Confucian court dated equivalent decorated Detail dragons early emperor enamels Excavated figures flowers glaze handscroll Hangchow Hanging scroll Honan Hsia Huang Hui-tsung Hunan illustrated imperial Ink and colour Ink on paper inlaid jade K'ang-hsi kilns Kuei Kwang-chih Chang lacquer landscape painting later Loyang Ma Yuan masters Ming Mongols mountains Nanking National Palace Museum Neolithic North China Northern Sung Northern Wei Dynasty painters Peking People's Republic porcelain pottery relief Republic of China Ritual vessel scholars sculpture Shantung Shen Chou Shensi southern stone Stoneware style Sung Dynasty Szechwan T'ang Dynasty Taipei Taoist technique ting tomb tradition Tunhuang Vase wall painting Wang ware Warring States period Western Yuan Dynasty