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John Hay

Professor Emeritus
Visual and conceptual representation in premodern China, especially landscape/painting; Asian art history.
Selected Publications: 

Contributions to Books

“The Body Invisible in Chinese Art?,” Body, Subject and Power in China, Cornell University Press (1993)

Reprint: “The Human Body as a Microcosmic source of Macrocosmic Values in Calligraphy,” in Kassulia, Ames and Dissanayake, eds., Self as Body in Asian Theory and Practice, Albany, State University of New York Press (1993):179-212 (originally published in Bush and Murck, eds., Theories of the Arts in China, 1983)

“Subject, Nature and Representation in Early Seventeenth Century China,” in Proceedings of the Tung Ch'i-ch'ang International Symposium, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (1992):(4)2-21 Catalogue entries for The Century of Tung Ch'i-ch'ang, 1555-1636 (Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum, (1992) nos. 12, 17, 21, 23, 27, 31, 35, 43, 44, 47, 54, 56, 59, 60, 61, 68

“Poetic Space: Ch‘ien Hsuan and the Association of Poetry and Painting,” Words and Images, New York Metropolitan Museum (1991):173-198

“Chao Meng-fu: tradition and self in early Yuan dynasty,” Transitions in Asian Art, Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan (1990):65-84

Education and Training: 
Ph.D. Princeton University
B.A., Oxford University, England