Exhibition November 2 - 14, 2012
Privately Printed. 11 x 13", 189 pp., fully illustrated, mostly in color, references, pictorial boards, envelope style folder, New York, 2012. (o.p.; sl bumped on one corner, a tear on folding case, text near fine.). Item #41988
This volume from Chinese antiquities dealer MD Flacks creates a widely accessible gateway that aims to help people overcome any intellectual hurdles, allowing them to fully appreciate such extraordinary objects as these precious scholars' rocks.
Contents: The Historical Importance of Scholars' Rocks in Chinese Culture by Robert D. Mowry Constant Evolution and Qi Nature, Sculpture, Portal, Icon Types of Rocks Aesthetic Criteria Shapes and Forms Stands Inscriptions Natural or Worked Collectors and Collecting Rocks The Final Ingredient: the Viewer Superlative Horses Rock Tales: Liu Dan: The Artist and the Stone James Lally: Rock of a Scholar Master of the Water Pine and Stone Retreat: An Idler Who Cherishes Stones Nicolas Chow: Potent Objects Brice Marden: Ascent to the Cloud-capped Peak Relative Size.
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