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ERIC Number: ED409236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: China