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    Course Number: HA 34 | CCN: 04895

    Arts of China

    Patricia Berger

    An introduction to the arts of China, designed for newcomers to the history of art and/or to the study of Chinese culture. Lectures will survey six millennia of Chinese art thematically and chronologically, including the burial arts of the Neolithic period through the Tang dynasty (4th M. BCE -10th c. CE), Buddhist and Daoist ritual arts, later painting, calligraphy, and arts of the imperial courts, Republican China and the PRC. Lectures, readings and discussions will introduce students to various systems of Chinese thought, modes of visual analysis, and art historical method.

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