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Description - Chinese Art by Patricia Bjaaland Welch

Chinese Art is a guide to the meanings behind the hundreds of common motifs and symbols found in all forms of Chinese art. A thorough examination of the diverse usage of natural symbols, colors, numbers, inanimate items and personages,
Chinese Art communicates the deeper messages to be found in Chinese decorative art. It is an excellent reference for collectors, museum-goers and students of Chinese art, culture and history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780804843164
ISBN-10: 0804843163
Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Periplus Editions
Publisher: Periplus Editions
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Patricia Bjaaland Welch

Patricia Bjaaland Welch, MA, is a former lecturer in Chinese philosophy and art at Boston University and has been a docent for over two decades in prominent museums in Boston, Bangkok, and Singapore. She has written several in-house training manuals for docents and is passionate about bringing people into museums and helping them to appreciate what they are seeing. She is a frequent lecturer on subjects relating to Chinese art and history. An avid collector and researcher, she is also the author of five published works, including Chinese New Year. She currently lives in Singapore.

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