Book Name:
The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China

Author: Gordon S. Barrass

180 color illustrations, 50 b/w photographs Calligraphy is a defining feature of Chinese culture, both a means of communication and a revered form of art.

Book Name:
China Chic

Author: Vivienne Tam

East meets West in this award–winning book of Chinese style by superstar fashion designer Vivienne Tam–and now it’s in a cute, smaller trim size trade paperback!

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Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange

Author: Alexander C. Y. Huang

Chinese Shakespeares is the first book to concentrate on both Shakespearean performance and Shakespeare’s appearance in Sinophone culture and their ambiguous relationship to the postcolonial question.

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Chinese Posters: Art from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

Author: Lincoln Cushing

Chinese Posters collects more than 150 of the most striking of these posters and offers background on their social and political context and production.

Book Name:
Buddhist Art and Tibetan Patronage: Ninth to Fourteenth Centuries

Author: Deborah E. Klimburg-Salter, Eva Allinger

This book discusses the impact of Tibetan patronage on Buddhist artistic monuments from both the heartland of Tibet as well as its far (cultural) borders.

Book Name:
The Way of the Brush: Painting Techniques of China and Japan

Author: Fritz Van Briessen

The study of the techniques of Chinese painting has been rather neglected in the West, perhaps because technique has been regarded more or less as a handmaiden in the service of the idea, which could therefore be ignored as of secondary importance.

Book Name:
Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Author: Richard King, Ralph Croizier, Shentian Zheng, Scott Watson

The passage of time and passion, as well as the availability of new materials, bring a new focus to work on the Cultural Revolution. Memoirs of participants put a human face on the decade-long movement.

Book Name:
Early Himalayan Art

Author: Amy Heller

Asian art expert Amy Heller traces the development of early religious as well as secular sculpture and artifacts from the rich legacy found in the countries of the Himalayas.

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