0 Lecture 1   Introduction and Pre Han Pictorial ArtI begin by introducing my three major teachers, and go on to outline the background of the series: early attempts at histories of Chinese painting, photographing and cataloguing projects carried out in the 1960s-70s, changing ideas about how art history should be constructed and written. I introduce Ernst Gombrich as a model for the kind of art-historical narrative I will attempt, but also emphasize the strong tradition of critical and historical writing in China that underlies my account. This first lecture ends with a brief introduction to early pictorial art in China: Neolithic painted pots, hunting-style bronzes, the earliest paintings on silk from Changsha.

Duration : 1:58:52


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One Response to Lecture 1 – Introduction and Pre-Han Pictorial Art

  1. bentodhunter says:

    this dude waffles …
    this dude waffles and waffles on, get to the point man!

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