Pictures and visuality in early modern China (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
Pictures and visuality in early modern China
Checking...

Pictures and visuality in early modern China

Author: Craig Clunas
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 1997.
Series: Picturing history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The sixteenth century in China was a period of rapid and unprecedented economic expansion. The period also saw a parallel expansion in the sphere of cultural production, as a growing class of consumers of luxury goods benefited from the formation of one of the classic early modern consumer societies.
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: MFA objects (DJ)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clunas, Craig.
Pictures and visuality in early modern China.
London : Reaktion Books, 1997
(OCoLC)1227380831
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Clunas
ISBN: 1861890087 9781861890085 1861896689 9781861896681
OCLC Number: 38502050
Description: 221 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Positions of the pictorial --
Representing the Triad --
Practices of vision --
The work of art in the age of woodblock reproduction --
Fears of the image --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Picturing history.
Responsibility: Craig Clunas.

Abstract:

Aiming to provide a stimulating point of entry to Chinese history, this work presents an introduction to the Chinese "way of seeing", covering the range of pictures circulating in the rich visual  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'He argues his interpretations of Chinese art with a great sense of adventure, and it reads tremendously well. Clunas is a master of argument. He presents his texts around carefully considered Read more...

 
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.