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Di Luo's Teaching Portfolio

Art of China 8b. Landscape Painting

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Questions

  1. What are some typical pictorial elements in a Chinese landscape painting? Why is such landscape usually considered a hybrid of both realism and imagination?
  2. Would you say that the Chinese concept of nature/landscape might have received influences from Buddhism, Confucianism, and/or Daoism? Brief explain (1-2 sentences).

Reading Assignment

Required

  • Thorp, pp. 242-251

Key Works

Travelers Among Mountains and Streams

Fan Kuan - Travelers Among Mountains and Streams - Google Art Project
Fan Kuan (c. 960-1030)

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; 6′ 7 1/4″ x 40 1/4″ (2.06 m x 103.3 cm)

Northern Song dynasty

National Palace Museum, Taipei

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/asset/travelers-among-mountains-and-streams/WAHwkSr8lMK0uA

Early Spring

Guo Xi - Early Spring (large)
Guo Xi (c. 1000-1090)

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; 62 1/4 x 42 5/8″ (158.3 x 108.1 cm)

Northern Song dynasty, 1072

National Palace Museum, Taipei.

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/asset/early-spring-%E6%97%A9%E6%98%A5%E5%9C%96/xAHr0j3bdWn7Dw

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