The Double Screen: Medium and Representation in Chinese Painting

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In the first exploration of Chinese paintings as both material products and pictorial representations, "The Double Screen" shows how the collaboration and tension between material form and image gives life to a painting. A Chinese painting is often reduced to the image it bears; its material form is dismissed; its intimate connection with social activities and cultural conventions neglected. A screen occupies a space and divides it, supplies an ideal surface for painting, and has been a favorite pictorial image in Chinese ...

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The Double Screen: Medium and Representation in Chinese Painting
1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226360744

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