Asian Art

1. Compare and contrast Chinese scroll (hanging and hand) painting to Japanese woodblock (ukiyo-e) prints.

2. Explore Chinese scroll painting, woodblock printing and zen painting from videos and article below:

3. Answer the following

  • Which technique/format do you think requires more skill/craftsmanship on the part of the artist?
  • Which best expresses the artist’s vision or intent?
  • Do you personally find one style more appealing or beautiful than the other? Cite examples from our textbook in your response.

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