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  Size:   184 x 267 mm
7.25 x 10.5 in
  Pages:   208  
  Binding:   Hardcover  
  Published:   July 2012  
  ISBN:   1981588861139  

Looking at Asian Art

Katherine R. Tsiang and Martin J Powers

The essays in this collection examine a broad spectrum of artwork, sharaing secrets for "seeing" the arts of Asia as practiced by professional historians of Asian art. Introduction by Katherine R. Tsiang and Martin J. Powers VISUAL ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION Looking At and Understanding Early East Asian Ceramics by Robert Poor Looking at Ornament: The Red Lacquered Coffin from Mawangdui by Martin J. Powers Looking at Chinese Calligraphy: The Anxiety of Anonymity and Calligraphy from the Periphery by Amy McNair VIEWING AND READING Animated Rhythms of The Illustrated Scroll of Major Counselor Ban by Ikumi Kaminishi Japanese Prints: Two Views of Ukiyo-e by Sandy Kita First Lines, Final Scenes: In Text, Handscroll, and Chinese Cinema by Jerome Silbergeld VISUAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXTS Recontextualizing an Extraordinary Sixth-Century Chinese Bodhisattva by Katherine R. Tsiang Landscape Elements in Early Tibetan Painting by Rob Linrothe Looking for Common Culture in the Pictorial Decor of a Ming Cizhou-type Stoneware Jar by Kathlyn Liscomb

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