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This module introduces some of the important art forms and issues in the long history of visual culture in China.

This module introduces some of the important art forms and issues in the long history of visual culture in China.

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    • ART 299 VISUAL CULTURE GLOBAL CONTEXT
    • When you look at a map, be sureto ask not only “where” but“when”? Borders and territoriesare always changing.
    • Map of China
    • Map of Qin archaeological sites
    • Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi, c. 211-206 BC
    • Great Wall of China
    • Standard Measure
    • Edict
    • Diagram of burial pits
    • Figures in situ
    • Archaeologists excavating the tomb
    • Pit 1
    • Archer
    • Archer, dtl hair
    • Archer, dtl foot
    • Reconstruction of crossbow
    • arrows
    • Infantry
    • The Chinese are known worldwide for their ceramic technology.Their international reputation for this product is so strong that inEnglish we call anything made of ceramic “china.” Ceramics arealso potent symbol of Chinese culture within China.
    • Ai Weiweiborn 1957Beijinglives/worksBeijing
    • Ai, Neolithic Culture Pot with Coca-Cola Logo, 1992
    • Ai, Neolithic Culture Pot withCoca-Cola Logo, 1992 Neolithic culture pot We try to comprehend the past on its own terms. We also view it through the lens of the present.
    • Ai, Vase with Coca-Cola Mark, 1994
    • Ai, Tang Dynasty Vase with Coca-Cola Mark, 1997
    • Ai, Whitewash, 1993-2000, 132 neolithic pots, white paint
    • Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
    • Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
    • Ai, installation photo with Bowls of Pearls
    • Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
    • “I dont think humans can ever really control this, and ithas become even less controllable. Circumstances arenow much more complicated than we can predict. Forexample until quite recently there was no China or Indiaand now suddenly they are the factories of the world.But people are still trying to figure out what this meansin relation to ideology, social and political structure, andall kinds of other problems, like education and theenvironment. I dont think there is a single reaction, atleast for myself that can answer these questions, or putme at peace.” —Ai Weiwei, from a recent interview
    • Where are we now?What is our relationship to tradition?
    • Abbreviated list of dynasties Qin (220-206 BC) Han (206BC-220 AD) Tang 618-906 Song  Northern Song 960-1127  Southern Song 1127-1279
    • Song This is one of the “golden ages” of Chinese culture.
    • Map, Northern Song
    • Map, Southern Song
    • Map of territories governed by the Southern Song
    • Types of Song painting Fans  Pleated  Stiff oval Albums (one page is called an album leaf) Hanging scroll Handscroll
    • Ren Bonian, Scholar on a Rock, c. 1880,pleated fan later mounted as a album leaf, 7 1/2 x 21 3/16”
    • Stiff fan later mounted as an album leafLiang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy Bank9 x 9 9/16 inches
    • Artist unknown, Ascetic Monk, southern Song, pen and ink,hanging scroll, 12 x 33 inches
    • Zhao Mengfu, Twin Pines, Level Distanceink on paper, Yuan Dynasty
    • HandscrollLiang Kai, Sericulture
    • Sericulture, section 1
    • Sericulture, Section 2
    • Sericulture, Section 3
    • Sericulture, fully extended
    • Fan Kuanactive990-1130NorthernSong
    • Fan Kuan, Travelers among Mountains and Streams, c. 990Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above the Clouds, 1818
    • Ma Yuanactive c.1190-1225
    • Ma Yuan, Bamboo and Ducks by a Rushing Streamhanging scroll
    • Ma Yuan, Composing Poetry on a Spring Outing, section ofhandscroll
    • Ma Yuan, Watching the Deer by a Pine-Shaded Stream,album leaf on silk
    • Ma Yuan, The Football Players
    • Ma Yuan, The Football Players, dtl
    • Ma Yuan, Drinking in the Moonlight
    • Ma Yuan, Drinking in the Moonlight, detail
    • Ma Yuan, Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlightink on silk, fan mounted as album leaf, 9 x 10 inches
    • Ma Yuan, Scholar Viewing a Waterfall,ink on silk, album leaf, 9 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches
    • Ma Yuan Viewing Plum Blossoms by MoonlightCaspar David Friedrich, Monk by the Sea, 1809
    • Ma Yuan, Viewing Plum Blossoms by MoonlightAsher B. Durand, Kindred Spirits, 1849, oil on canvas, 46 x 36 inches
    • Ma Linson of MaYuanactive duringearly 13th c.
    • Landscape with Flying Geese
    • Listening to the Wind in the Pines
    • Listening to the Wind, detail of Figures
    • Ma Lin, Orchids
    • Ma Lin, Scholar Reclining and Watching Rising Clouds
    • Xia Guic. 1195-1224Southern Song
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
    • Liang Kaisouthern Song dynasty1201-4 painter-in-attendance at the Songpainting academy inHangzhoulater relinquished thatposition to live andpaint at a Chan (orZen, in Japanese)Buddhist temple
    • Liang Kai, Hui Neng, Chopping Bamboo at the Moment ofEnlightenment, pen and ink, hanging scroll, 12 x 29 inches
    • Liang Kai, detail of Hui Neng
    • Liang Kai, Li Bo Chanting a Poemink on paper, 12 x 31 inches
    • Detail of Li Bo
    • Liang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy Bank
    • Liang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy BankGeorges Seurat, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, 1884-6
    • Mu Qiactive c. 1269Yuan dynasty
    • Mu Qi, Six Persimmons
    • Alcove in Japanese temple, Kyoto, displaying Mu Qi’s SixPersimmons
    • Mu Qi, Temple in the Evening Mist
    • Temple in the Evening Mist, detail
    • Entrance to Forbidden City, Tianamen Square, Beijing, China
    • Gavril Gorelovich, Demonstration in Red Square, 1936
    • Soviet painting of Red Square, 1936; depiction of Tianamen Square, 1989
    • “Fight the Foreign Imperialists!” 1920s poster
    • Re-opening the door to Western influence
    • Nadezdha Kashina, Happy Childhood, 1931
    • Irina Shtange, Commune of Factory Youth, 1937
    • Aleksandr Deineka, V.I. Lenin out for a Drive with Children, 1938
    • Ekaterina Zhernova, Collective Farmers Greeting a Tank, 1937
    • Greeting a Tank, 1937; Defying a Tank, 1989
    • Chairman Mao Goes to Anyuan, 1967
    • 1980 photograph with Mao mural
    • Preparing for National Day celebration, 1984
    • Statue of Mao in Wuhan Province, 1957
    • Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972
    • “Family Planning,” 1988 poster
    • Ma Lin, Scholar Reclining and Watching Rising Clouds, mid 13th c.Stuart Franklin, Students Hunger Striking, Tianamen Square, 1989
    • Fang Lijun1963 born Handun,Hebei province, China1989 Graduate, PrintDept., Central Institute of FineArts, Beijing, China2005 Professor, HebeiTraining University ArtCollege, ChinaLives/works Beijing
    • Fang Lijun, Group Two, No. 2, 1993, oil on canvas 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893, oil on canvas
    • Fang Lijun, Group Two, No. 2, 1993, oil on canvas 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 Francis Bacon, Self-Portrait, 1970, 14 x 12 inches
    • Fang Lijun, Group Two, No. 2, 1993, oil on canvas 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 Chinese Poster, c. 1960
    • Zhang Huan, To Add 1 Meter to an Unknown Mountain, 1995c-print
    • Zhang Huan, To Add 1 Meter, 1995 Great Wall of China
    • How would you compare and contrast the relationship between humans and the natural world in the work of Fan Kuan and Zhang Huan?
    • http://museums.cnd.org/cr/old/maobadge/