Resources Organized by Time Period: 20th Century



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Traditional Chinese Painting in the Twentieth Century
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
A brief discussion of traditional painting in 20th-century China. With 7 related artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/cptg/hd_cptg.htm
Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Interactive website designed to complement a 2001 exhibition of works by contemporary artist Xu Bing, who is known for his "bold, teasingly thought-provoking works of art (that) challenge preconceptions about written communication." Includes audio interviews with the artist and interactive explorations of three works from the exhibition.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/xubing/default.html
Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home
Peabody Essex Museum
"Yin Yu Tang, a late Qing dynasty merchants' house, was originally located in southeastern China. Re-erected at the Peabody Essex Museum, Yin Yu Tang is now open to visitors." This companion website to the permanent installation at the museum allows visitors to explore "this rare example of the region's renowned architecture and to learn about the daily life of the Huang family, who lived in Yin Yu Tang for over 200 years." With in-depth text, images, and diagrams organized around the topics Orientation, Construction, Ornamentation, Belongings, and Preservation.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.pem.org/sites/yinyutang/
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