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Taoism and the arts of China

Author: Stephen Little; Shawn Eichman
Publisher: Chicago : Art Institute of Chicago ; [Berkeley] : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Taoism and the Arts of China brings together a collection of art from one of China's most ancient and influential traditions. Produced to accompany the first major exhibition ever organized on the Taoist philosophy and religion, this opulent book includes more than 150 works of art from as early as the late Zhou dynasty (5th-3rd century B.C.) to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Many of these works are paintings that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Little, Stephen, 1954-
Taoism and the arts of China.
Chicago : Art Institute of Chicago ; [Berkeley] : University of California Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)609185411
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Little; Shawn Eichman
ISBN: 0520227840 9780520227842 0520227859 9780520227859
OCLC Number: 44117921
Description: 415 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Taoism and the arts of China / Stephen Little --
Taoism: the story of the way / Kristofer Schipper --
Taoist architecture / Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt --
Mapping early Taoist art: the visual culture of Wudoumi Dao / Wu Hung --
Taoism and art at the court of Song Huizong / Patricia Ebrey --
Catalogue of the exhibition. Part I : The formation of the Taoist tradition ; Laozi and the origins of Taoism ; Heaven and Earth : Taoist cosmology ; Sacred mountains and cults of the immortals ; Part II : The Taoist church ; The beginnings of religious Taoism ; Taoist ritual ; The Taoist pantheon ; Part III : The Taoist renaissance ; Taoism and popular religion ; Divine manifestations of Yin : goddesses and female saints ; Zhenwu, the perfected warrior ; Taoist immortals ; Inner alchemy and Its symbolism ; The sacred landscape --
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Responsibility: Stephen Little with Shawn Eichman ; with essays by Patricia Ebrey [and others].
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Produced to accompany the exhibition "Taoism and the Arts of China" at the Art Institute of Chicago, this work gathers together over 150 works of art ranging from the late Zhou dynasty (5th-3rd  Read more...

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