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ARTH 360 Chinese Painting: Word and Image

Analyses visual narratives and relationships between painting, calligraphy, and poetry in court and literati painting.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


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ARTH 360 001Lecture2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

The intimate relationship between painting, poetry, and calligraphy, the so-called Three Perfections, is a basic feature in the Chinese artistic tradition and a recurring theme in aesthetic discourse, artistic practice, and in the production and transmission of knowledge in painting and print. This course is an introduction to pre-Modern Chinese painting with a focus on various forms of interaction between word and image in their respective historical and social contexts.