ZUM191 - NEW BOOK
Zhejiang University Museum of Art and Archaeology ed: HAN TANG QIYI: ZHONGGUO YISHU ZHUANGWU CHUANTONG DE QIYUAN YU FAZHAN. The Han-Tang Miracle: Tracing the Representational Tradition in Chinese Art. Shanghai, 2019. 216 pp. Colour plates throughout, a number full page. Colour text illustrations. 37x26 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a wonderful inaugural exhibition held at this new museum in Hangzhou primarily exploring the depiction and representation of the human form in Chinese art from the Han dynasty through to, and including, the Tang. Some of the exhibits are earlier in order to explore emerging factors and trends beforehand. Major loans from museums throughout China. Exceptional sculptures, tomb figurines, textiles, bronzes, inlaid material, jade and ceramics. Introduction and captions to plates in English. Also Includes a 40 page essay in English by Wen Fong: 'The Han-Tang Miracle at Dunhuang'. Main text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Sculpture Archaeology
Can be ordered in, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 35 in printed List 200.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.