- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: Yale University Press; New edition edition (2 Aug. 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0300094477
- ISBN-13: 978-0300094473
- Product Dimensions: 22.8 x 2.9 x 30.4 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 129,961 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting (The Culture & Civilization of China) Paperback – 2 Aug 2002
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"This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date single volume account of Chinese painting from prehistoric times to the present. For some time to come it will be an indispensable work for students and the general reader who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of Chinese painting." -- James Watt Winner of the 1997 Hawkins Award from the Arts Category given by the Association of American Publishers
About the Author
Richard M. Barnhart is John M. Schiff Professor Emeritus of Art History at Yale University. James Cahill is professor emeritus of the history of art at the University of California, Berkeley. Wu Hung is Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Chinese Art History at the University of Chicago. Yang Xin is former deputy director and research fellow at the Palace Museum, Beijing. Nie Chongzheng is research fellow at the Palace Museum, Beijing. Lang Shaojun is director of the Fine Arts Research Laboratory at the Institute of Fine Arts, Chinese Academy of Arts, Beijing. Winner of the 1997 Hawkins Award from the Arts Category given by the Association of American Publishers, Inc., Professional Scholarly Publishing Division
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The text is informative and well put together, however the images are not very good and some are of reproductions, which for me is a big issue as I buy art books as image... Read morePublished 16 months ago by DK Newton