English Discussion

Part 1:

Please read and prepare 1-2 questions for discussion.

Part 2: In addition to reading and submitting 2 questions, you will be asked to present your findings and reflections in class – please prepare 3-4 minutes of statements regarding the collection and presentation of assemblages of porcelain from Qing China in the Joseon paintings and embroiders. Details and links are in the word document below. The class discussion will ask you to present your ideas about whether chinoiserie is applicable and how you would redefine / expand the concept of chinoiserie as seen in the screens made by Joseon court painters and late 19th c. women embroiderers who knitted needle-looped and painted porcelain from China as a collection. For details about this final assignment for discussion, make sure you read the word document.

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