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This e-book is a suite of translations of contemporary paintings via modern chinese language aestheticians. due to the relative isolation of China until eventually lately, little is understood of this wealthy and ongoing aesthetics culture in China. even if a few of the articles are involved in the normal historic chinese language theories of paintings and wonder, many are encouraged via Western aesthetics, together with Marxism, and all are keen on cross-cultural comparisons of chinese language and Western aesthetic traditions.

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