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Author Wu Hung, 1945-
Title A story of ruins : presence and absence in Chinese art and visual culture / Wu Hung.
Publisher Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
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 Book Stacks  N7340 .W8 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript 293 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain in 2012 by Reaktion Books Ltd"--T.p. verso.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-284) and index.
Contents Internalizing ruins : premodern sensibilities of time passed -- The birth of ruins : inventing modern visual culture in China -- Between past and future : transience as a contemporary aesthetic of ruins.
ISBN 9780691155029 (hbk.)
069115502X (hbk.)
Subject Ruins in art.
Symbolism in art -- China -- History.
Art, Chinese -- Themes, motives.
Art and society -- China -- History.
Art and history -- China.
Ruined buildings -- China -- Psychological aspects.

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