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Author Law, Sophia Suk-mun, author
Title Reading Chinese painting : beyond forms and colors : a comparative approach to art appreciation / [text by Sophia Suk-mun Law ; translation by Tony Blishen]
Imprint New York, NY : Better Link Press ; Shanghai, China : Shanghai Press and Publishing Development Company, Ltd. [2016]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  ND1040 L416 2016    AVAILABLE    30530001296490
Descript 168 pages : color illustrations; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index
Innovation versus legacy -- True likeness versus painterly impression -- Figure paintings are not portraits -- Shanshui differ from landscapes -- The delicate world of birds and flowers -- The abstract qualities of Bimo -- The handscroll : a unique journey
"Applying a comparative approach to Chinese and Western art, this book examines the characteristics of traditional Chinese art and analyses the distinction between figure painting and portraiture [and other comparisons]"--Front jacket flap
Subject Painting, Chinese -- Appreciation
Alt Author Blishen, Tony, translator
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