Brown, Michelle P. Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms. Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994. ISBN: 0892362170. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31297)
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Offers definitions of the techniques, processes, and materials used in medieval illuminated manuscripts.
Includes numerous illustrations from the J. Paul Getty Museum and British Library collections, 56 color and 31 in black-and-white. 128p. Measures 6×9 inches.
Features Beijing-born Yun-Fei Ji ‘s (b. 1963) acclaimed scrolls, sculptures, and drawings. In his stunning impressionistic works, Yun-Fei Ji takes on the thousand-year-old practice of Chinese scroll painting, employing ink on paper as his primary medium, and landscape as his central subject. Rather than adopting the idealism characteristic of traditional scroll painting, Ji presents the gritty reality of life in contemporary China.