Jerome Silbergeld is the P. Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History at Princeton University and director of Princeton's Tang Center for East Asian Art. Dora C. Y. Ching is associate director of the Tang Center for East Asian Art. Judith G. Smith is administrator in the Department of Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Alfreda Murck is guest research fellow at the Center for Research on Ancient Chinese Painting and Calligraphy at the Palace Museum, Beijing.
"This festschrift, gargantuan in size and scope, features 39 essays by international authorities that treat East Asian art from pit dwellings in 5000 BCE to 21st century films."--Choice