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Chinese paintings from the Kingdom of Min: Chinese paintings


Looking for books on Chinese painting in the catalog? The following subjects are often used:

  • Painting, Chinese
  • Painters, China
  • Art, Chinese
  • Artists, Chinese

Selected books:

Internet resources

Books & Journals on Chinese art & artists

Looking for books & journals in the catalog ? The following subject terms are often used:

  • Art, Chinese
  • Art, Chinese -- Exhibitions
  • Art, Chinese -- History
  • Art, China
  • Artists, China

Selected books

Selected journals:

  • Ars orientalis: the arts of Islan and the East: Co-sponsored by the Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan, and the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution. It is an annual volume of scholarly articles and book reviews on the art and archeology of Asia.
  • Asia Pacific Arts: from University of Southern California, the online magazine covers Asian and Asian American arti and entertainment: art, fim, television, music and fashion beginning in 2003.
  • Art and AsiaPacific: started in 1993 in Australia, the magazine covers contemporary art and culture within Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East. Published 6 times a year, the magazine contains features, profiles, essays and reviews.
  • Arts Asiatiques: founded in 1924, published in Paris, the journal covers art and archeology from a scholarly perspective.
  • Artibus Asiae: established in 1925, published in Germany, the journal covers art and archeology of Asia. Articles are in German, French and English.
  • Artibus Asiae supplementum series: 50 monograph series have been published since 1937, covering a broad range of studies.
  • Archives of Asian Art: started in 1945 as the Archives of Chinese Art Society of American, the journal publishes new scholarship on art and architecture of South, Southeast, Central, and East Asia.
  • Collector & Connoisseur 收藏家: started in 1993 in Beijing, the magazine has text in Chinese, TOC in Chinese and English.
  • 美術: founded in 1950 in Beijing by 中國美術家協會, is a core scholarly journal in China.
  • Orientations: a bimonthly magazine published in Hong Kong since 1969. the magazine covers many and varied aspects of the arts of East and Southeast Asia, the HImalayas, the Indian Indian subcontinent and the Middle East., from the latest scholarly research to market analysis and current news.

Chinese History Timeline

Dates Dynasty 朝代
2000-1500 B.C. Xia
1700-1027 B.C. Shang
1027-771 B.C. Western Zhou 西周
770-221 B.C. Eastern Zhou 东周
770-476 B.C. -- Spring and Autumn period 春秋
475-221 B.C. -- Warring States period 战国
221-207 B.C. Qin
206 B.C.-A.D. 9 Western Han 西汉
A.D. 9-24 Xin
A.D. 25-220 Eastern Han 东汉
A.D. 220-280 Three Kingdoms 三国
220-265 -- Wei
221-263 -- Shu
229-280 -- Wu
A.D. 265-316 Western Jin 西晋
A.D. 317-420 Eastern Jin 东晋
A.D. 420-588 Southern and Northern Dynasties 南北朝
420-588 Southern Dynasties 南朝
420-478 -- Song
479-501 -- Qi
502-556 -- Liang
557-588 -- Chen
386-588 Northern Dynasties 北朝
386-533 -- Northern Wei 北魏
534-549 -- Eastern Wei 东魏
535-557 -- Western Wei 西魏
550-577 -- Northern Qi 北齐
557-588 -- Northern Zhou


A.D. 581-617 Sui
A.D. 618-907 Tang
A.D. 907-960 Five Dynasties 五代
907-923 -- Later Liang 后梁
923-936 -- Later Tang 后唐
936-946 -- Later Jin 后晋
947-950 -- Later Han 后汉
951-960 -- Later Zhou 后周
A.D. 907-979 Ten Kingdoms 十国
A.D. 960-1279 Song
960-1127 -- Northern Song 北宋
1127-1279 -- Southern Song 南宋
A.D. 916-1125 Liao
A.D. 1038-1227 Western Xia 西夏
A.D. 1115-1234 Jin
A.D. 1279-1368 Yuan
A.D. 1368-1644 Ming
A.D. 1644-1911 Qing
A.D. 1911-1949 Republic of China (in mainland China) 中华民国
A.D. 1949- Republic of China (in Taiwan)
A.D. 1949- People's Republic of China 中华人民共和国