The Forbidden City
Designed around emperor
Learned Southern Song style
Northern and Southern schools
Don Qichang's theory of schools of painters
Painting Manual of the Ten Bamboo Studio
Painting Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden
Blue and white porcelain
used cobalt underglaze
Big square badges that officials wear. Different symbols are different ranks.
Laws that establish what certain ranks can wear
Leads into Valley of 13 Tombs
Clouds and dragons with no wings
4 white marble pillars
Thought it was giraffe
followed Don Qichang
looking to old masters' styles
Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou
Figure painting, no landscapes
painted unconventional subjects
Vulgar vs refinement
Used to be an imperial garden
painted from photos
Painted lower class
Founded by Gao Jianfu
Gao Jianfu also founded GMD
Right in front of Forbidden City
Largest public square in the world
People are portrayed as they are in society
Everything went to hell
Protests in Tiananmen square
Political Pop Art
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