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Chinese art : modern expressions / edited by Maxwell K. Hearn and Judith G. Smith.


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Publication date:
New York : Dept. of Asian Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, c2001.
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • 311 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Published on the occasion of an international symposium, held on May 19, 2001 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, which was organized in conjunction with an exhibition of ninety-eight works form the Ellsworth collection on view at the museum, Jan. 30-Aug. 19, 2001.
Includes bibliographical references.
  • In the Name of the Real David Der-wei Wang Painting and the Built Environment in Late-Nineteenth-Century Shanghai Jonathan Hay Sketch Conceptualism as Modernist Contingency Eugene Y. Wang Li Keran and His Exhibition Paintings Wan Qingli Aesthetic Appropriation of Ancient Calligraphy in Modern China Lothar Ledderose From Wu Dacheng to Mao Zedong: The Transformation of Chinese Calligraphy in the Twentieth Century Qianshen Bai Commentaries by Richard Vinograd and Julia F. Andrews.
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Publisher's Summary:
China's entry into the modern era was shaped by unprecedented internal turmoil and external pressures, which brought a forceful end to two millennia of imperial rule and cultural insularity. The essays in this volume offer a variety of perspectives on the impact of the West on indigenous literature, architecture, painting, and calligraphy during this period (ca. 1860-1980). This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition "Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Chinese Paintings from the Robert H. Ellsworth Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art", held at the museum from 30th January-19th August 2001.
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Hearn, Maxwell K.
Smith, Judith G., 1941-
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Department of Asian Art.

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