November 18th 2011
This would be considered vulgar because if the colour and such because it doesnt
leave anything to the imagination.
Figure 33 in Clunas text
Part of a hand scroll showing the Jrajing 1522-1566 emperor in the ming dynasty.
o Jurajing is
September 23 2011
Monumentality is extremely important [from last lecture].
There are three traditions: ancestral temples and ritual vessels.
Its good to have housing face south because you get more sunshine.
Its more ecological when houses
September 21 2011
Link artifacts and dates for upcoming quizzes [handout].
There appears to be fishes in the bowl and theyre angular and have a crisscross
style inside them.
One fish is facing down, the other is facing up, theyre posi
September 20 2011
Redo stupid artwork analysis assignment for Friday. TSH 721
Oracle Bone Inscriptions
A way to document different things, they used turtle shells or ox shoulder bones
and they jabbed them with a hot stick.
The divination was conducted b
September 14 2011
There are 56 ethnic groups in China.
In the Neolithic era it was mostly pottery and jade.
Qin dynasty is the first imperial dynasty 221 BCE 1911 with the Manchus.
The river was a source of water and fish and so villages were close to the
September 13 2011
Graphic [Geographic] Determinism [GD] is a term used to have a sense of how
the vast territory of what we know as China today might have impacted on the
production of art.
The source of the major rivers in China would be from the Himalay
October 25 2011
Body of the brush hair is to hold ink.
Depending on how you write, and how you lift the brush and press the brush
down you can get different kind of strokes.
o How you hold chopsticks but it has to be held upright.
When we look
October 7 2011
Mercury water in the tomb traces of it were found in the tomb.
Landscape painting in Chinese is called Mountains and Water.
o Its grounded in the first emperors vision.
In his tomb there was 7000 terracotta warriors who were half-sized beca
October 5 2011
FIRST EMPEROR QIN SHI QUANG
He standardized the axel widths of carriages, which means the roads were built of
the same width.
He has been compared with several key, ruthless figures in Chinese history.
Accumulation in changes in rituals
October 4 2011
Ritual and hierarchy represent space and order.
o Dancing and singing.
o Paratext and text.
Applicable to artwork.
o Opening ceremony was the ritual and Angela Sheng spoke first.
o Art history is inside the faculty of humanities a