An artistic exile : a life of Feng Zikai (1898-1975) (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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An artistic exile : a life of Feng Zikai (1898-1975)

Author: Geremie Barmé
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: Asia--local studies/global themes, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book, a blend of biography of criticism, tells the story of Feng Zikai (1898-1975), one of the most gifted and important artists to emerge from the politically tumultuous decades of the 1920s and 1930s. Barme provides a closely woven parallel history, that of the life of writer-artist Feng, who was also an essayist and a translator, and that of China's turbulent twentieth century. He investigates Feng Zikai's
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Zikai Feng; Zikai Feng; Zikai Feng; Zikai Feng; Zikai Feng; Zikai Feng
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geremie Barmé
ISBN: 0520208323 9780520208322
OCLC Number: 47791167
Notes: "A Philip E. Lilienthal book"--First prelim. page.
Description: xi, 471 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Taking Nature as Master --
2. Journey to the East --
3. The Artist and His Epithet --
4. New Paintings for Old Poems --
5. The Cult of the Child --
6. Protecting Life and Preserving the Self --
7. Marketplace and Mountains --
8. A Chinese Perspective --
9. The Artist Liberated --
10. Belated Blossoming --
Epilogue: The Art of Exile.
Series Title: Asia--local studies/global themes, 6.
Other Titles: Life of Feng Zikai (1898-1975)
Responsibility: Geremie R. Barmé.
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