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

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  1. 1. ART 299 VISUAL CULTURE GLOBAL CONTEXT
  2. 2. When you look at a map, be sureto ask not only “where” but“when”? Borders and territoriesare always changing.
  3. 3. Map of China
  4. 4. Map of Qin archaeological sites
  5. 5. Tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi, c. 211-206 BC
  6. 6. Great Wall of China
  7. 7. Standard Measure
  8. 8. Edict
  9. 9. Diagram of burial pits
  10. 10. Figures in situ
  11. 11. Archaeologists excavating the tomb
  12. 12. Pit 1
  13. 13. Archer
  14. 14. Archer, dtl hair
  15. 15. Archer, dtl foot
  16. 16. Reconstruction of crossbow
  17. 17. arrows
  18. 18. Infantry
  19. 19. 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.
  20. 20. Ai Weiweiborn 1957Beijinglives/worksBeijing
  21. 21. Ai, Neolithic Culture Pot with Coca-Cola Logo, 1992
  22. 22. 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.
  23. 23. Ai, Vase with Coca-Cola Mark, 1994
  24. 24. Ai, Tang Dynasty Vase with Coca-Cola Mark, 1997
  25. 25. Ai, Whitewash, 1993-2000, 132 neolithic pots, white paint
  26. 26. Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
  27. 27. Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
  28. 28. Ai, installation photo with Bowls of Pearls
  29. 29. Ai, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, 1995
  30. 30. “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
  31. 31. Where are we now?What is our relationship to tradition?
  32. 32. Abbreviated list of dynasties Qin (220-206 BC) Han (206BC-220 AD) Tang 618-906 Song  Northern Song 960-1127  Southern Song 1127-1279
  33. 33. Song This is one of the “golden ages” of Chinese culture.
  34. 34. Map, Northern Song
  35. 35. Map, Southern Song
  36. 36. Map of territories governed by the Southern Song
  37. 37. Types of Song painting Fans  Pleated  Stiff oval Albums (one page is called an album leaf) Hanging scroll Handscroll
  38. 38. Ren Bonian, Scholar on a Rock, c. 1880,pleated fan later mounted as a album leaf, 7 1/2 x 21 3/16”
  39. 39. Stiff fan later mounted as an album leafLiang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy Bank9 x 9 9/16 inches
  40. 40. Artist unknown, Ascetic Monk, southern Song, pen and ink,hanging scroll, 12 x 33 inches
  41. 41. Zhao Mengfu, Twin Pines, Level Distanceink on paper, Yuan Dynasty
  42. 42. HandscrollLiang Kai, Sericulture
  43. 43. Sericulture, section 1
  44. 44. Sericulture, Section 2
  45. 45. Sericulture, Section 3
  46. 46. Sericulture, fully extended
  47. 47. Fan Kuanactive990-1130NorthernSong
  48. 48. Fan Kuan, Travelers among Mountains and Streams, c. 990Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above the Clouds, 1818
  49. 49. Ma Yuanactive c.1190-1225
  50. 50. Ma Yuan, Bamboo and Ducks by a Rushing Streamhanging scroll
  51. 51. Ma Yuan, Composing Poetry on a Spring Outing, section ofhandscroll
  52. 52. Ma Yuan, Watching the Deer by a Pine-Shaded Stream,album leaf on silk
  53. 53. Ma Yuan, The Football Players
  54. 54. Ma Yuan, The Football Players, dtl
  55. 55. Ma Yuan, Drinking in the Moonlight
  56. 56. Ma Yuan, Drinking in the Moonlight, detail
  57. 57. Ma Yuan, Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlightink on silk, fan mounted as album leaf, 9 x 10 inches
  58. 58. Ma Yuan, Scholar Viewing a Waterfall,ink on silk, album leaf, 9 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches
  59. 59. Ma Yuan Viewing Plum Blossoms by MoonlightCaspar David Friedrich, Monk by the Sea, 1809
  60. 60. Ma Yuan, Viewing Plum Blossoms by MoonlightAsher B. Durand, Kindred Spirits, 1849, oil on canvas, 46 x 36 inches
  61. 61. Ma Linson of MaYuanactive duringearly 13th c.
  62. 62. Landscape with Flying Geese
  63. 63. Listening to the Wind in the Pines
  64. 64. Listening to the Wind, detail of Figures
  65. 65. Ma Lin, Orchids
  66. 66. Ma Lin, Scholar Reclining and Watching Rising Clouds
  67. 67. Xia Guic. 1195-1224Southern Song
  68. 68. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  69. 69. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  70. 70. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  71. 71. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  72. 72. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  73. 73. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  74. 74. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  75. 75. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  76. 76. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  77. 77. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  78. 78. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  79. 79. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  80. 80. Xia Gui, Pure and Remote View of Streams and Hills, handscroll
  81. 81. 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
  82. 82. Liang Kai, Hui Neng, Chopping Bamboo at the Moment ofEnlightenment, pen and ink, hanging scroll, 12 x 29 inches
  83. 83. Liang Kai, detail of Hui Neng
  84. 84. Liang Kai, Li Bo Chanting a Poemink on paper, 12 x 31 inches
  85. 85. Detail of Li Bo
  86. 86. Liang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy Bank
  87. 87. Liang Kai, Poet Strolling by a Marshy BankGeorges Seurat, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, 1884-6
  88. 88. Mu Qiactive c. 1269Yuan dynasty
  89. 89. Mu Qi, Six Persimmons
  90. 90. Alcove in Japanese temple, Kyoto, displaying Mu Qi’s SixPersimmons
  91. 91. Mu Qi, Temple in the Evening Mist
  92. 92. Temple in the Evening Mist, detail
  93. 93. Entrance to Forbidden City, Tianamen Square, Beijing, China
  94. 94. Gavril Gorelovich, Demonstration in Red Square, 1936
  95. 95. Soviet painting of Red Square, 1936; depiction of Tianamen Square, 1989
  96. 96. “Fight the Foreign Imperialists!” 1920s poster
  97. 97. Re-opening the door to Western influence
  98. 98. Nadezdha Kashina, Happy Childhood, 1931
  99. 99. Irina Shtange, Commune of Factory Youth, 1937
  100. 100. Aleksandr Deineka, V.I. Lenin out for a Drive with Children, 1938
  101. 101. Ekaterina Zhernova, Collective Farmers Greeting a Tank, 1937
  102. 102. Greeting a Tank, 1937; Defying a Tank, 1989
  103. 103. Chairman Mao Goes to Anyuan, 1967
  104. 104. 1980 photograph with Mao mural
  105. 105. Preparing for National Day celebration, 1984
  106. 106. Statue of Mao in Wuhan Province, 1957
  107. 107. Andy Warhol, Mao, 1972
  108. 108. “Family Planning,” 1988 poster
  109. 109. Ma Lin, Scholar Reclining and Watching Rising Clouds, mid 13th c.Stuart Franklin, Students Hunger Striking, Tianamen Square, 1989
  110. 110. Fang Lijun1963 born Handun,Hebei province, China1989 Graduate, PrintDept., Central Institute of FineArts, Beijing, China2005 Professor, HebeiTraining University ArtCollege, ChinaLives/works Beijing
  111. 111. 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
  112. 112. 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
  113. 113. Fang Lijun, Group Two, No. 2, 1993, oil on canvas 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 Chinese Poster, c. 1960
  114. 114. Zhang Huan, To Add 1 Meter to an Unknown Mountain, 1995c-print
  115. 115. Zhang Huan, To Add 1 Meter, 1995 Great Wall of China
  116. 116. How would you compare and contrast the relationship between humans and the natural world in the work of Fan Kuan and Zhang Huan?
  117. 117. http://museums.cnd.org/cr/old/maobadge/

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