- ISBN 9780521186773 / 0521186773
- Title Chinese Sculpture
- Author Wenbing Zhao
- Category Oriental Art
- Format Paperback
- Year 2012
- Pages 160
- Publisher Cambridge University Press
- Imprint Cambridge University Press
- Edition 3rd
- Language English
- Dimensions 157mm x 230mm x 14mm
Chinese Sculpture provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the unique aesthetic features of sculpture in China.
Zhao Wenbing provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the sculptural art of China, including the magnificent Terracotta Army, Buddhist sculpture, tomb carvings, architectural sculpture, exchange with foreign cultures and Chinese sculpture today. Chinese Sculpture takes the reader through the unique aesthetic features of sculpture in China, arguing that the evolution of this sculpture parallels the development of Chinese culture through history.
Zhao Wenbing completed her doctoral studies at the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University. Since 2006 she has been an editor and column director for the magazine Arts and Design and has published various articles on art and design in China.