Craig Clunas

Honorary Fellow

Craig Clunas was Professor of the History of Art from 2007 to 2018. His main research interest is in the art and culture of China in the Ming period, from 1368-1644, but he also has strong interests in the art of the twentieth century.

Other publications by Professor Clunas include:

Screen of Kings: Royal Art and Power in Ming China (London, 2013), pp. 248

Art in China, Second edition,  Oxford History of Art (Oxford, 2009), pp. 276

Empire of Great Brightness: Visual and Material Cultures in Ming China, 1368-1644 (London, 2007) [American edn. University of Hawai’i Press] pp. 288

Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming 1470-1559 (London, 2004) [American edn. University of Hawai’i Press] pp. 223

Pictures and Visuality in Early Modern China (London, 1997) [American edn Princeton University Press], pp. 221

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Chinese Painting and its Audiences

Chinese Painting and its Audiences

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Publication date: 2017

Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts, Bollingen Series