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CHNS0206

Chinese Painting Trad & Innov

Chinese Painting: Tradition & Innovation
The history, philosophy, techniques and appreciation of China's unique and enduring traditions of painting and calligraphy—water, ink and pigments applied to silk or rice paper with the writing brush. The first half of this course will provide an overview of major artists and developments: early painting through Northern Song and Southern Song masterpieces, the rise of wenrenhua (literati painting) and painting theory on through the Yuan and Ming dynasties to the individualist masters of the early Qing. In the final third of the course we will explore developments in the last century and a half with considerable attention given to innovations and trends emerging among traditionally trained contemporary Chinese artists working in this medium in China, Taiwan and elsewhere. 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Chinese
Department:
Chinese
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL ART
Equivalent Courses:
HARC0206

Sections

Fall 2009

CHNS0206A-F09 Lecture (Berninghausen)

Fall 2008

CHNS0206A-F08 Lecture (Berninghausen)

Spring 2006

CHNS0206A-S06 Lecture (Berninghausen)

Spring 2004

CHNS0206A-S04 Lecture (Berninghausen)
CHNS0206X-S04 Discussion (Berninghausen)
CHNS0206Y-S04 Discussion (Berninghausen)