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The Spirit of Gongshi

Kemin Hu

The Spirit of Gongshi

Chinese Scholar"s Rocks

by Kemin Hu

  • 239 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Antiques,
  • Collectibles,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8674654M
    ISBN 10187852951X
    ISBN 109781878529510

    Pittsburgh to Los Angeles Flight Deals *Fares presented below are available at the beginning of each day, but may sell out. Additional baggage fees and fees for other services may apply.   Photographs of rocks might seem like a hard sell, but Jonathan M. Singer’s handsome book Spirit Stones: The Ancient Art of the Scholar’s Rock (Abbeville Press) makes a strong case that.

    About this Item: Abbeville Press. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. % Guarantee! Fast Ship! Our VG=others LIKE NEW. Heres why:>>This is an unused/unread book, BUT it has a minor cosmetic flaw/s, such as a scratched or creased cover or a ding on the spine or a smudge mark on cover. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. SPIRIT STONES: ANCIENT ART OF SCHOLAR'S ROCK By Thomas S. Elias - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

    The Zymoglyphic Museum's collection of miniature viewing stones consists of seaworn "rocks" that resemble the classic gongshi of China. For further information on viewing stones, see the excellent book by Kemin Hu, The Spirit of Gongshi: Chinese Scholar's Rocks, Richard Rosenblum's Art of the Natural World, and these links. The Spirits book by Allan Kardec is arguably the ‘Bible of Spiritualism’. It contains questions and answers about the nature of reality, our place in the universe, and the immortality of the soul. Published by White Crow Books, ISBN


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As early as the Tang dynasty (AD), scholar-officials and persons of refined tastes began appreciating Scholars’ Rock’s unusual forms by placing in their studios for indoor viewing smaller sized rare rocks formerly.

Here Singer turns his lens on some fine gongshi, ancient and modern, from the world-class collection of Kemin Hu, a recognized authority on this art form. In his photographs, Singer captures the spiritual qualities of these stones as never thought possible in two dimensions; he shows us that scholars’ rocks truly are, in Hu’s words.

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