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 Chinese Art
Chinese calligraphy is a form of art as well as a physical and mental exercise, the practice of which is believed to have a healing effect.
It is to be noted that classical Chinese paintings consist of the image itself and calligraphy in the form of a poem descibing it.
It won't be complete with a seal, another form of the Chinese art.
www.wku.edu /~yuanh/China/art.html   (579 words)

  
 Chinese Cultural Studies:  Chinese Arts: Brief Guide
Chinese poets and painters often have sought inspiration by withdrawing to isolated, mountainous areas, and these landscapes have become conventional themes of Chinese art.
The art of Japan was brought into prominence in the mid-19th century in Paris by the Goncourt brothers, and it was Auguste Rodin who first gave public recognition to the sculpture of India.
Chinese furniture was mainly of two types: plain hardwood pieces and lacquered wood pieces either inlaid with mother-of-pearl or elaborately carved.
acc6.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu /~phalsall/texts/chinarts.html   (2594 words)

  
 Chinese Folk Art - Traditional Chinese Art, Chinese Folk Crafts, Chinese Arts & Crafts
Chinese folk art is an important part of the country's extremely rich cultural and art heritage.
Chinese folk art has won recognition and praise from experts both at home and abroad for its great variety, sincere rural content, rich flavor of life, distinctive local style, and its artistic approaches of romanticism.
As a form of the traditional Chinese art, folk art is an intermixture of the aesthetic psychology of society and the aesthetic psychology of the artists, which externalizes itself through palpable media.
www.artisticchinesecreations.com /folkart.html   (753 words)

  
 China Dazu Grottoes of Buddhist Art. ChineseArt.com
The Yungang Grotto carvings belong to the speleologist art of the early period and the statuary was distinctly influenced by the art of Gandhara style and Greek.
True to the Chinese religious tradition that a group of grottoes invariably contains a temple, the Shengshou Temple is an essential part of the Baodingshan grottoes and cliff carvings.
This group of stone carvings is regarded as quintessential art of the Greater Bay of Buddha.
www.chineseart.com /china-dazu.htm   (932 words)

  
 Art of China
Chinese arts are influenced by three major religions: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism.
Chinese arts come in many different forms such as: painting, folk arts, silk, calligraphy, pottery, sculpture, metal arts and papercuts.
Chinese papercuts were created around the first century in A.D. The Chinese invented paper, which was very important for papercuts.
www.kyrene.k12.az.us /schools/brisas/sunda/arthistory/china.htm   (536 words)

  
 Chinese Art Store Online Art Gallery Paintings, Calligraphy
Chinese Silk Paintings - The history of Chinese silk paintings is nearly as old as written history itself, many of the earliest examples of Chinese silk paintings are on display in Chinese museums.
Chinese Man In a Boat Fishing Wall Scroll Painting - This wall scroll painting is an original artwork, and though the painting you receive will be very similar to the one in the picture it cannot be exactly the same, as each painting is a hand painted.
Chinese art paintings, wall scrolls, calligraphy symbol artworks, silk and oil paintings are just a few of the products we offer.
chineseartstore.com   (1068 words)

  
 Chinese art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contemporary Chinese art (ch: Zhongguo Dangdai Yishu 中国当代艺术), often referred to as Chinese avant-garde art, has continued to develop since the 1980's as an outgrowth of modern art developments post-Cultural Revolution.
Until recently, art exhibitions deemed controversial have been routinely shut down by police, and performance artists faced the threat of arrest in the early 90's.
Beginning in the late 1980s there was increased exposure for younger Chinese visual artists in the west to some degree through the agency of curators based outside the country such as Hou Hanru.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chinese_art   (5902 words)

  
 Art of Chinese Brush Painting
Chinese painting may be done either on Chinese paper or silk.
Chinese paper is usually known as rice paper in English.
Chinese painting aim is not to express the various shades of color of the subject in relation to a fixed source of light, but
www.asia-art.net /chinese_tech_brush.html   (1434 words)

  
 Art Scene China | Contemporary Chinese Art with paintings by Chinese artists
Art Scene China features portfolios of contemporary Chinese art by more than 20 of leading Chinese artists.
Articles and biographies about the Chinese artists are available online, as well as screensavers with contemporary Chinese art.
Chinese artists as well as Chinese art by emerging Chinese artists.
www.artscenechina.com /1.htm   (77 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Chinese Art (World of Art): Books: Mary Tregear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He eschews a chronological arrangement in favor of thematic chapters on art at court, in the tomb, in the temple, in the life of the elite, and in the marketplace.
He is concerned throughout his text with issues of the historical place of art in Chinese society and with how that society evaluated various objects.
Both of these titles have merits as overviews of Chinese art and both could be used by students as well as interested lay readers.
www.amazon.com /Chinese-Art-World-Mary-Tregear/dp/0500202990   (1136 words)

  
 Chinese Paintings and Chinese Art - Original Chinese Art, Painting and Calligraphy
There are also articles about Chinese symbols and their meanings, a Chinese gods glossary, and other Chinese culture related articles.
We now offer a limited selection of hand-made Chinese ceramic vases, Feng Shui tabletop water fountains, decorative wood statues and other fine art in our Chinese Art Gallery.
Visit our Chinese Paintings info page for lots of general information about Chinese painting such as paper, brush and ink types, what to expect when purchasing a Chinese painting, displaying your painting, and lots more helpful information.
www.chinesepaintings.com   (443 words)

  
 Art 367: Chinese Art
Covers art, world history, literature, philosophy, religion and the performing arts from 1984 to the present.
An index of early Chinese painters and paintings; T'ang, Sung and Yuan.
Art Index allows users to limit search results to reproductions.
library.ups.edu /instruct/ricig/asianart/art367.htm   (731 words)

  
 Wave Dancing Chinese calligraphy-Chinese calligraphy art, lessons, tattoo design and unique gifts.
As an abstract art for more than 3000 years, Chinese calligraphy is not just writing Chinese characters, neither just writing well.
Chinese calligraphy art has been popular in China for thousands of years.
This is due to the difficulty for a nonnative Chinese speaker to understand Chinese calligraphy as an art.
www.wavedancing.net   (397 words)

  
 The New Asian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the Buddhist Arts gallery on the third floor, you descend the stairway to enter the second floor through the Soong gallery, named after long-time museum supporter Ji-ing Soong and her family.
There are spaces for 46 paintings in the Chinese galleries, which means we would need some 460 paintings—or about 160 more than we have at present—to fill the necessary rotations without exceeding the amount of exposure each painting is allowed.
You can expect Pauline to curate a series of interesting and thought-provoking installations out of this rapidly growing aspect of the Chinese collection, which will be a delightful surprise to many as they conclude their tour through the Asian’s Chinese art galleries.
www.asianart.org /newasian/highlights/china2_gallery.htm   (1091 words)

  
 Chinese Culture (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Experts point to an increase in the consumption of foreign fast food, a decrease in physical activity as more and more urbanized Chinese are communting in cars and buses, rather than their traditional bikes, and a changing diet structure which has seen increases in the consumption of meat and other high-fat foods.
The Shanghaist blog reports that as part of the international Free Hugs campaign, residents of several Chinese cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Xian, have been holding "hug-ins" to fight the apathy and alienation of Chinese urban life.
Here are a few of the Chinese characters added recently, live the moment, the one, lighthouse, sky's the limit.
chineseculture.about.com.cob-web.org:8888   (618 words)

  
 Chinese culture, Chinese art,China education (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Confucius Institute is a non-profit school specializing in Chinese language education and cultural communication.
China has helped to introduce Chinese as a degree course in Russian universities and supported the establishment of a Chinese language center in Russian universities, Zhou said.
It is an art form which integrates singing, music, dialogue, acting and acrobatics.
www.chinatoday.com.cob-web.org:8888 /culture/a.htm   (913 words)

  
 Chinese Art Goes Global   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Inside Out: New Chinese Art, jointly presented at the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) through June 1, is the first major international exhibition of contemporary works from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Chinese artists living abroad.
For instance, Su Xinping's Tower of the Century portrays Chinese women, men and children, mostly in Western dress (and even Mao and Deng Xiaoping in their characteristic garb), rushing to the center of the canvas and colliding with a column of figures clambering toward the sky, seemingly in pursuit of their own selfish economic goals.
The ambitious objectives of Inside Out: New Chinese Art occasionally arrive with mixed success, as the exhibit's grandest aspirations are sometimes undone by their very scope.
www.asianweek.com /030499/arts_chinesepainters.html   (912 words)

  
 Daily Life in Ancient China - Welcome to Ancient China! (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chinese civilization started around 10,000 BCE, when a group called the Yangshao (yahng show) settled near the Huang He River.
In their tombs, archaeologists have found entire chariots, objects of art, and the remains of guards and dogs who accompanied kings to their graves.
Selected Chinese Myths - Most of the main characters in these mythical stories are gods, ghost foxes and spirits with human qualities and human feelings.
members.aol.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Donnclass/Chinalife.html   (4628 words)

  
 Art symposium illuminates Chinese art
The most important exhibition of Chinese art to come to the United States this century will be enhanced by a symposium on Chinese art sponsored by the University of Chicago and The Art Institute of Chicago.
“Often, when people think of later Chinese art they think of painting, but there is so much more–magnificent palaces and gardens, elegant illustrations of novels and plays, and exquisite jade, ceramic and bronze objects.
The exhibition presents some 375 works of art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, the core of which comprises the former imperial art collection of the Ch’ing dynasty (1644-1911).
www-news.uchicago.edu /releases/96/960709.chinese.art.shtml   (1352 words)

  
 ArtLex on Chinese art
Making generalizations about the visual culture of any group of people is a crude endeavor, especially with a culture as diverse as China's.
The emblems reserved for the emperor's ceremonial robes were the twelve imperial symbols seen on this garment: sun, moon, constellation, mountain, pair of dragons, bird, cups, water weed, millet, fire, ax, and the symmetrical "fu" symbol.
Also see apsara, archaeology, blanc de Chine, bonsai, Buddhist art, feng shui, Japanese art, and suiseki.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/c/chinese.html   (501 words)

  
 Stefan Landsberger's Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages
This site is dedicated to the Chinese propaganda poster as it has been produced from 1949 till the present day.
So-called propaganda art has played a major supporting role in the many campaigns that were designed to mobilize the people, and throughout the People's Republic, the propaganda poster has been the favored vehicle through which art conveyed model behavior.
Chinese Propaganda Posters — From Revolution to Modernization (Armonk; Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur: M.E. Sharpe 1996; The Pepin Press 1995, 1998, 2001), which contains many excellent color illustrations, is still available.
www.iisg.nl /~landsberger   (624 words)

  
 Art Scene China - Contemporary Chinese Art - with Chinese art by Chinese artists
Art Scene China - Contemporary Chinese Art - with Chinese art by Chinese artists
Art Scene China - Contemporary Chinese Art - is a China based Chinese art gallery featuring modern and contemporary Chinese art by more than 30 leading contemporary Chinese artists.
Images of contemporary Chinese art may not be reproduced without
www.artscenechina.com   (64 words)

  
 New Chinese Art: Center for Contemporary Chinese Art
New Chinese Art was established in 1999 as a centre for contemporary Chinese art.
New Chinese Art allows Chinese artists from throughout China to display their art for free.
Images on this website may not be reproduced without the prior permission of New Chinese Art or the artists.
www.newchineseart.com   (113 words)

  
 ChinaSite.com: Arts -- The Complete Reference to Chinese Art Web Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Art Scene China specializes in top quality contemporary Chinese paintings, prints and woodcuts based in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
is an art advisory service for private and corporate collectors focusing on contemporary Chinese painting and photography.
Opened in May of 1996, the CourtYard is situated in a unique location in Beijing; directly across form the East Gate of the Forbidden City in a traditional courtyard house that was originally part of this imperial palace.
www.chinasite.com /Culture/Art.html   (453 words)

  
 Kuku Chai - Chinese art
Her art career started at four when her drawing was published on Children's Friend, a very popular children's magazine in China.
She studied art in university, has been working as an art teacher in China and Hong Kong for twenty years, and traveled around the world.
Although most of the training she has received belongs to traditional Chinese painting, Kuku likes to paint human feelings and experiences in terms of colored abstract mountains, rivers and flowers, with both Chinese and western media and methods.
www.theartgallery.com.au /KukuChai/about/index.html   (196 words)

  
 Chinese Art. Chinese Paintings. Painting Gallery, and oriental paintings
Here you will find more than 200 exquisite Chinese paintings and other works of art from some of the finest Chinese artists.
Rich and colourful, batik is an ancient and indigenous art from the ethnic minority of China.
Ancient Chinese art, used in major festivals and for Fungshui purposes.
www.chinese-arts.co.uk   (162 words)

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