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The Great Image Has No Form, or On the Nonobject through Painting

by Francois Jullien

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In premodern China, painters used imagery not to mirror the world, but to evoke unfathomable experience. Considering this art alongside the philosophical traditions that inform it, this book explores the 'nonobject', a notion exemplified by paintings that do not seek to represent observable surroundings.… (more)

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