Author Yi Gu discusses how the practice of plein air sketching was critical to shaping, and perceiving, national identity throughout modern Chinese art.
- Calligraphy, brush arts, and word-and-image
- Gardens, landscape, and environment
- Global modernism and global contemporary art
- Transcultural and transnational approaches
- Open-air painting
- Comparative media studies
- Art in authoritarian regime
- Epistemological shifts
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