Shanghai Museum: ZHU LOU WENXIN: ZHUKE ZHENPIN TE JI. Literati Spirit: Art of Chinese Bamboo Carving. Shanghai, 2012. 372 pp. Colour plates throughout. B/w text illustrations. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of an exhibition of bamboo carving at the Shanghai Museum. The 194 exhibits are of superb quality, the large majority coming from the Museum's little-published bamboo carving collection, together with a few loans from the Forbidden City Museum and Ningbo Museum. Sections on: The Jiading School; Lineage of the Jiading School; Liuqing Technique; Interaction. Contents, foreword, brief introductions to each section, list of plates and captions in English. Main text in Chinese. Recommended.
Please note that this is an entirely different exhibition to the 'Charm of Bamboo' exhibition held at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum at the end of 2011/early 2012.
Subjects: Bamboo Carvings
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 607 in printed List 191.
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