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ARTH 446 Chinese Art 中国艺术: Home
Library resources on the art, architecture, and visual culture of China from the pre-modern period to the present.
Featuring full-text articles (from more than 300 journals), indexing and abstracting of an international array of publications, Art Full Text™ is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.
Full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995
High-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals
Indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations
Indexing of nearly 200,000 art reproductions
Access the journal archives Arts & Sciences I, II, & III, and over 40,000 ebooks on the JSTOR platform; book chapters and journal articles are cross-searchable. JSTOR is an extensive archive of interdisciplinary journals and books
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
The Getty Research Institute provides access to the BHA and to the Repertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA) for no charge on its Web site. The databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007.
Access to nearly 3 million searchable citations, the most comprehensive collection of doctoral dissertations and master's theses in the world. Dissertations from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts and Master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
Search for books with content that contains a match for your search terms. If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you'll be able to see a preview or snippet of the book, and in some cases the entire text. "Buy this book" and "Borrow this book" links show where you can buy or borrow the book.
Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful. To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'Journals & Periodicals' search feature on the Library's Web site.
Exploring the history of art in China from its earliest incarnations to the present day, this comprehensive volume includes two dozen newly-commissioned essays spanning the theories, genres,and media central to Chinese art and theory throughout its history.
A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture presents a collection of 26 original essays from top scholars in the field that explore and critically examine various aspects of Asian art and architectural history. Brings together top international scholars of Asian art and architecture Represents the current state of the field while highlighting the wide range of scholarly approaches to Asian Ar; Features work on Korea and Southeast Asia, two regions often overlooked in a field that is often defined as India-China-Japan Explores the influences on Asian art of global and colonial interactions and of the diasporic communities in the US and UK Showcases a wide range of topics including imperial commissions, ancient tombs, gardens, monastic spaces, performances, and pilgrimages.
Khan Academy is the leading open educational resource for art history making high-quality introductory art history content freely available to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a platform for the discipline where art historians contribute in their areas of expertise
The Master of the (Fishing) Nets Garden in Suzhou, China was originally designed by Shi Zhengzhi, a 12th century official during the Southern Song Dynasty. He named the garden, Yu Yin, the Fisherman's Retreat. Song Zonghuan, an the 18th century court official renamed and restored the garden. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Astor Court in New York is a replica of one section of the Master of the Nets Garden. Speakers: Dr. Kristen Chiem and Dr. Steven Zucker.
Ge Garden on Google Arts & Culture
Geyuan Garden is the residential garden rebuilt by Huang Zhiyun（1770－1836). Covering an area of 24000 square meters, it is divided into three parts: the garden part in the middle, the residence in the south, the area of appreciating and planting bamboos in the north. The most famous scene in the garden is the rockery of four seasons which is piled by bamboo stones, lake stones, yellow stones and Xuan stones. This site contains images and a tour, Meandering in Ge Garden
Possible Subject Headings
Ink painting, Chinese
Taoist art China
China Social Life and Customs
Historic gardens China
Gardens, Chinese China
Gardens, Chinese Design
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Work: 1751; 1811; 1893, Era: CE, Note: rebuilt 1811 and 1893, Image: May 2001. Garden of Harmonious Interests Xiequyuan, general view, across lake to pavilion. garden. http://library.artstor.org/asset/SS7730878_7730878_10563444.
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