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Art of China: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art of China: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

by Hiromi Kinoshita

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This richly illustrated catalogue highlights the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s wide-ranging collection of Chinese art, which spans antiquity to the present day and includes works of sculpture, painting, furniture, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, and architecture. With striking new photography and illuminating discussions of individual works, this volume provides a fascinating look into the breadth and diversity of Chinese artistic experience and material culture.

An introductory essay by Hiromi Kinoshita delves into the history of the museum’s Chinese collection, weaving together stories of dedicated and intrepid collectors, curators, and dealers. Accessible to general readers and of interest to scholars, this book is a valuable resource for those captivated by the many manifestations of art from China.

About the Author
Hiromi Kinoshita is the Hannah L. and J. Welles Henderson Associate Curator of Chinese Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Paper over board
256 pages
9 x 11 inches
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2018
ISBN-10: 0300237103
ISBN-13: 978-0300237108