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ARTS 218: Chinese Calligraphy as an Art Form (HC): Background Information

FINE ARTS 218: Chinese Calligraphy as an Art Form (Li) Spring 2017

Calligraphy and Painting

                                           Shitao, Landscape, Qing Dynasty   (Wikimedia Commons)

Background Information

The following sources provide overviews of Chinese calligraphy .  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations.  When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

Art & Art History Librarians (HC)

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Image Web Sites

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