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He was appointed Professor of the History cljnas Art, University of Oxford inwhere he is the first holder of the chair to specialise in art aft Asia. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? China boasts a history of art spanning 5, years and embracing a wide diversity of images and objects–from jade tablets, chinw silk handscrolls and fans to ink and lacquer painting, porcelain-ware, sculpture, and calligraphy.

Now, in Art in China, Craig Clunas marks a breakthrough in the study of the subject. The E-mail message field is required. But this rich tradition has not, until now been fully appreciated in the West where scholars have focused attention on the European high arts of painting and sculpture, downplaying arts more highly prized by the Chinese themselves, such as calligraphy.

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Providing a fresh new look at art that moves away from traditional elitist approaches, the series makes use of new research and methodologies, as well as newly accessible and non-canonical works to offer comprehensive coverage of the art world from archaic and classical Greek art to twentieth-century design and photography, from the artistry of African-American and Native North Americans to the masterpieces of Europe, Polynesia, and Micronesia.

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Remember me on this computer. Lavishly illustrated and superbly designed, the Oxford History of Art brings new substance and verve to the exciting and ubiquitous world of art. A detailed and interesting overview of Chines art from prehistory to the modern day. Description China boasts a history of art lasting over 5, years and embracing a huge diversity of forms – objects of jade, lacquer and porcelain, painted scrolls and fans, sculptures in stone, bronze and wood, and murals.

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