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ARTH 2244 Chinese Visual Culture (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course surveys the visual and material culture of China from Neolithic to present times. Our subject matters include ritual bronzes, tomb artifacts, Buddhist sculpture, landscape paintings, garden architecture, imperial portraiture, Communist-era woodblock prints, and contemporary art. Particular attention will be paid to understanding objects within their original social and cultural contexts. Students will be trained in various art historical methodologies and will deepen their knowledge about one aspect of Chinese art history though an in-depth research project.


Instructor(s): Aurelia Campbell

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 15-Oct-15