Painting of the Realm: The Kano House of Painters in Seventeenth-century Japan (BOK)

Yukio Lippit

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In this eloquent and far-ranging work, Yukio Lippit explores the seventeenth-century consolidation of Japanese painting by the famed Kano painting house, whose style evolved from the legacy of Zen monk-painters of the medieval era and intertwined Chinese with native Japanese practices. Legitimacy was transmitted from master to disciple in a manner similar to that in religious traditions. Lippit illuminates the role of key factors--bequeathal of artworks, authentication of art, painting in the mode of famous masters, collections of art, and the use of art in governance--in establishing the orthodoxy of the Kano painters and their paramount role in defining Japanese painting. Painting of the Realm is pathbreaking in its analysis of the discursive operations of the Kano school and its posing of large questions about painting that exceed narrow artist-centred, formalist analysis. Lippit has undertaken a bold and dense study of painting production and reception, presenting original and compelling interpretations. Yukio Lippit is assistant professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard University.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Yukio Lippit
Forlag
Combined Academic Publishers
ISBN 9780295991542
Antall sider 344 Dimensjoner 19cm x 26,1cm x 2,9cm
Vekt 1229 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Painting & paintings, Oriental art, History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800

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