China, 5000 Years: Innovation and Transformation in the Arts
by Helmut Brinker, et al.
Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1998
Number of pages: 504
This catalogue is an invaluable resource for scholars of Chinese culture and art. It includes sixteen essays by scholars of Chinese culture, including Wu Hung, Helmut Brinker, James Cahill, Elizabeth Childs-Johnson, Patricia Ebrey, Sherman Lee, and Zhang Wenbin.
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- Metropolitan Museum of Art
Examine the principles of geometric design that are the basis for the intricate patterns in the art of the Islamic world. Includes a brief overview of Islamic art, an introduction to related works, and a series of pattern-making activities.
by Randall Davies - ManyBooks
The more one knows about the history of painting the greater will be the appreciation of the various excellences which tend to perfection, it is ridiculous to suppose that only the learned are capable of deriving enjoyment from a beautiful picture.
by Thomas M. Messer - Solomon Guggenheim Foundation
Messer dissects the elements of modern painting for an uninformed audience by describing basic tenants of modern painting. The intended audience consists of museum visitors who find themselves unprepared for the new language of contemporary art.
by Gerald Raunig, Gene Ray - MayFlyBooks
The essays in this volume develop the models of institutional critique in ways that go well beyond the field of art. The contributors to this volume analyze the past and present of institutional critique and propose lines of future development.