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Chinese Arts and Crafts

This illustrated introduction discusses the colorful history and development of distinctive Chinese crafts, including ceramics, furniture, clothing and decorative arts.
Chinese Arts and Crafts
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Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material culture and civilisation. For several thousand years, crafts have echoed the rhythm of daily life in China. From rural society to the imperial court, these crafts have served a practical purpose, constantly evolving with changes in lifestyle. In this illustrated introduction Hang Jian and Guo Qiuhui discuss the colorful history and development of distinctive Chinese crafts, including ceramics, furniture, clothing and decorative arts.
Hang Jian is Professor and Deputy Dean of the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University. A graduate of the Central Academy of Arts, Beijing and previously a senior visiting scholar at Cornell University, Hang Jian has published widely on Chinese art, design and aesthetics. Guo Qiuhui completed his doctoral studies at the Department of Art History, Tsinghua University. Currently a postdoctoral researcher in the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, he has co-authored various books on Chinese art.
Preface; 1. The history of traditional arts and crafts in China; 2. Utensils; 3. Clothing; 4. Furniture; 5. Decoration; 6. Entertainment; 7. Commerce; 8. Arts and crafts legends; 9. The development of arts and crafts today; Appendix: chronological table of the Chinese dynasties.
Author
Jian Hang
Year
2012
ISBN-10
0521186552
ISBN-13
9780521186551
Media
Book
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Language
English
Edition
3rd
Series
Introductions to Chinese Culture
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
DEWEY
745.0951
Illustrations
170 colour illus.
Pages
202
Publication Date
2012-03-09
Short Title
CHINESE ARTS & CRAFTS REV/E 3/
Edition Description
Revised
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