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A story of ruins : presence and absence in Chinese art and visual culture

Author: Wu Hung
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This richly illustrated book examines the changing significance of ruins as vehicles for cultural memory in Chinese art and visual culture from ancient times to the present.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wu Hung
ISBN: 9781861898760 1861898762
OCLC Number: 803844616
Description: 293 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Internalizing ruins : premodern sensibilities of time passed --
The birth of ruins : inventing modern visual culture in China --
Between past and future : transience as a contemporary aesthetic of ruins.
Responsibility: Wu Hung.
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