A history of the movement of Chinese art from palaces, tombs, and temples to collectors and dealers to overseas museums and private collections. The course explores the ways antiquities were removed from original contexts and examines how certain kinds of objects were valued and others ignored. Students will become familiar with Chinese art in museum collections in the United States and Europe.
Subjects, areas, or themes that embrace a range of disciplines or art-historical areas. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff