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Chinese watercolours

Author: Josef Hejzlar; Till Gottheinerová; Natalie Graham; Derek French; Bedřich Forman
Publisher: London : Octopus, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book illuminates one of the most crucial developments in modern Chinese art--the Shanghai School. The author clearly shows that the Shanghai Group did not break radically with tradition, but, indeed, had profound and fruitful links with it. The connection with the past is traced through a thousand years of Chinese history, especially with the 'Hua niao Hua' and 'Hsieh-i' modes of painting. In addition to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Hejzlar; Till Gottheinerová; Natalie Graham; Derek French; Bedřich Forman
ISBN: 0706407954 9780706407952
OCLC Number: 4517829
Notes: "English version first published 1978"--Title page verso.
"Translated biy Till Gottheinerová; revised by Natalie Graham and Derek French; graphic design biy Bedřich Forman"--Title page verso.
Contains 115 numbered color reproductions of Shanghai School paintings.
Description: 70 pages, [96] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Retrospective over a millennium --
Media of expression --
The artists of the Shanghai School --
Chronological table of the dynasties.
Other Titles: Chinese watercolors
Responsibility: text by Josef Hejzlar ; photos. by B. Forman.

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This book illuminates one of the most crucial developments in modern Chinese art--the Shanghai School. The author clearly shows that the Shanghai Group did not break radically with tradition, but, indeed, had profound and fruitful links with it. The connection with the past is traced through a thousand years of Chinese history, especially with the 'Hua niao Hua' and 'Hsieh-i' modes of painting. In addition to examining the works of the individual artists, the book explains the characteristic media and techniques used.

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