Now, in Art in China, Craig Clunas marks a breakthrough in the study of the subject. Taking into account all the arts practiced in China, and drawing on recent . Art in China has 95 ratings and 3 reviews. James said: A detailed and interesting overview of Chines art from prehistory to the modern day. Highly access. Art in China (Oxford History of Art) [Craig Clunas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. About the Oxford History of Art Series: An impressively.

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China boasts a history of art stretching over 5, years and embracing a vast array of forms–objects of jade, lacquer and porcelain, painted scrolls and fans, sculptures in stone, bronze and wood, and murals. With more than halftone illustrations, including almost eighty in full color, this new cluans of Art in China presents the finest one-volume introduction to all forms of Chinese art.

The book examines Chinese art in a variety of contexts–as it has been designed for tombs, commissioned clynas rulers, displayed in temples, created by the men and women of the educated elite, and bought and sold in the marketplace.


Drawing on recent innovative scholarship–and newly accessible studies in China itself–Craig Cluas surveys the full spectrum of the visual arts. This updated edition contains expanded coverage of modern and contemporary art, from the fall of the empire in to the contemporary video art scene.

Art in the Tomb 2. Art at Court 3.

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Art in the Temple 4. Art in the Life of the Elite 5.

Craig Clunas was appointed Professor of the History of Art, University of Oxford inwhere he is the first holder of the chair to specialize in art from Asia. He has also has worked as a curator of Chinese art at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Murray, University of Wisconsin. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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Art in China Second Edition Craig Clunas Oxford History of Art The best single-volume introduction, covering over 5, years of Chinese art, from neolithic times to the 21st century Covers all forms of Chinese art, from painting and sculpture to porcelain, painted scrolls, and calligraphy New edition contains expanded coverage of modern and contemporary art in the increasingly confident and powerful China of today.

Murray, University of Wisconsin “A serious challenge to the conventional practice of art history Early Medieval Art Lawrence Nees. The Photograph Graham Clarke.

Art in China

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