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The embodied image : Chinese calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection / Robert E. Harrist, Jr., Wen C. Fong ; with contributions by Qianshen Bai ... [et al.].

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Author/Creator:
Harrist, Robert E.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1999
Imprint:
Princeton, N.J. : Art Museum, Princeton University in association with Harry N. Abrams, c1999.
Format:
  • Book
  • xx, 449 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Title Variation:
Chinese calligraphy from the John B. Elliott Collection
Note:
Catalog of an exhibition: Art Museum, Princeton University, Mar. 27, 1999-June 27, 1999; Seattle Art Museum, Feb. 10-May 7, 2000; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 15, 2000-Jan. 7, 2001.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-411) and index.
Contents:
  • Introductory essays. Reading Chinese calligraphy / Robert E. Harrist, Jr. Chinese calligraphy : theory and history / Wen C. Fong
  • Catalogue
  • Essays. Texts of Taoism and Buddhism and the power of calligraphic style / Amy McNair. A letter from Wang Hsi-chih and the culture of Chinese calligraphy / Robert E. Harrist, Jr. Opposite paths to originality : Huang T'ing-chien and Mi Fu / Jay Xu. The two perfections : reading poetry and calligraphy / Robert E. Harrist, Jr. A quest for the imperishable : Chao Meng-fu's calligraphy for stele inscriptions / Zhixin Sun. Ming Dynasty Soochow and the golden age of literati culture / Chuan-hsing Ho. The aesthetics of the unusual and the strange in seventeenth-century calligraphy / Dora C.Y. Ching. Calligraphic couplets as manifestations of deities and markers of buildings / Cary Y. Liu. Chinese letters : private words made public / Qianshen Bai.
Contributor:
Fong, Wen.
Princeton University. Art Museum.
Seattle Art Museum.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Subjects:
ISBN:
0810963779
0943012287
9780810963771
9780943012285

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