Art in History: Ancient Chinese Art Paperback by Jane Shuter
This series focuses on key areas of history, discussing and reproducing the art of the time. The work of painters, sculptors and architects is introduced in a variety of genres and styles in each culture. Reproductions of famous and representative works of art are discussed, and key terms explained. The development of art through the time period is traced. Important people are discussed in biography boxes. Paint palettes explain the materials and techniques of each culture. Historical events and cultural changes during each era are shown to play a part in the development of new art styles and beliefs. The author reveals how social and economic information about each time period can be drawn from the study of art.