ERIC Number: ED409236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Wishes and Riddles: Symbolic Imagery in Chinese Art.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
This teacher's packet accompanies a slide presentation on the wishes and riddles found in myths and rebuses in Chinese art. The packet contains: (1) an introductory essay describing symbolism used in the art of various dynasties of China; (2) a slide list describing the art depicted on each slide with time period and dimensions of the piece; (3) a picture of a silk tapestry the "Peach Banquet" with a description of the gods represented on the tapestry ; (4) a listing of suggested activities using puns and rebuses to investigate symbolism; (5) a listing of rebuses and figures with other symbolism found in the slides; and (6) a 32-item bibliography of resources on Chinese symbols and myths. (EH)
Descriptors: Art Education, Asian History, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Mythology, Non Western Civilization, Social Studies, Symbolism, Teaching Guides
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94114 ($20 per slide set; $6 for Literary Themes).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: China