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Di Luo's Teaching Portfolio

Asian Art 13a. Chinese Painting II

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Questions

Answer ANY TWO of the following questions:

  1. What are some typical pictorial elements in a Chinese landscape painting?
  2. What is the viewing experience of these paintings and what religious significance might that imply?
  3. What commonalities and/or differences can you tell between the Chinese landscape paintings and the Descent of Ganges in India?

Reading Assignment

  • Lee, pp. 361-373

Key Works

Travelers Among Mountains and Streams

510px-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

A Solitary Temple amid Clearing Peaks

Li_Cheng._Buddhist_Temple_in_Mountain._Nelson-Atkins_museum_of_art

Attrib. Li Cheng

Hanging scroll, ink and slight color on silk; h. 3’6″ (1.07m)

Northern Song dynasty, c. 950

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/asset/a-solitary-temple-amid-clearing-peaks/XQHcnUGWbnlmuA

Early Spring

Guo_Xi_-_Early_Spring_(large)

Guo Xi (c. 1020-1090)

Hanging scroll; ink and slight color on silk; h. 62 1/4″ (158.1 cm)

Northern Song dynasty, 1072

National Palace Museum, Taipei

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