IN THE REVIEW

Chinese Art

Chinese Art: Painting, Calligraphy, Stone Rubbing, Wood Engraving

by Werner Speiser and Roger Goepper and Jean Fribourg
This is another of the big, colorful, high-priced volumes that seem to have become the staples of the art book market. The texts of these books are seldom written because anyone really wanted to write them. They are usually commissioned by a publisher to accompany the plates, which are for …