Chinese Art and Architecture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introductory survey from Neolithic times to the present. Topics include ritual bronze vessels of the earliest kingdoms, the Chinese transformation of Buddhism and its arts, imperial patronage of painting, the literati tradition of painting and calligraphy, and propagandistic art of the Cultural Revolution. Emphasizes the cultural contexts for Chinese visual culture.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 372A, HA 372.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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