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    Chinese art is one of the oldest continuous traditions in the world. China has a reoccurring theme of different art forms which includes pottery, jade, and bronze castings. Along with that is also painting, calligraphy, poetry, architecture and sculpture. Taoism also called (Daoism) and Confucianism philosophies are indigenous to China’s history and have been influenced deeply on Chinese art. I will begin with Taoism (Daoism) is a philosophical tradition of Chinese culture. It is based on the writings

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    For thousands of years, the use of art through paintings, drawings, pictures, photographs have been used in religions for many purposes. Religious groups and sects have used art to protest, idealize, and tell stories about their religion. They have used art to express their beliefs and thoughts to the world. According to the dictionary, art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated

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    Most Martial arts films in China generally tend to foreground issues of gender. In addition, these films portray a fixed line of gender separation. The Chinese Martial arts film culture has always been more receptive to the general idea of the female character in what Westerners would indeed consider exclusively male role such as the action hero (Castillo 3). In the martial art films several actress have even established their entire reputations as action stars. The action heroes were also held up

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    appears” (Heritage East Group, 2012) as agriculture emerges. As villages and people become more settled, “discrete ceramic traditions evolve that show a distinctive Chinese approach to form, decoration, and technique, leading to the identification of more than thirty Late Neolithic cultures throughout China”(Heritage East Group, 2012). Chinese writing, lacquer, a substance that gives wood a polished finish and solidifies to form a hard and clear layer begins to be used in practise, with sculptures and

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    Ancient Chinese Ink Techniques in the 21st Century. As the paint brush dips into the paint and watching the brush the brush form perfect lines, knowing that the art that is being created is what one is expressing. Art and design has been influencing our lives since the dawn of the ages. Art has been created on cave walls, has been formed in architecture, and continues to grow and expand. Art is very beautiful, but also is a matter of expression. Art can mean many things such as love, concern

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    The 20th century is a historical period for Chinese art history. It is the time period where China was ruled by Mao Zedong (1942-1976) and Propaganda Art was introduced. Propaganda art is not just a fine art. It is an information transmission art that contains clear meaning, and the most popular political vehicle for propaganda in the 20th century of China. Propaganda art must have considerable artistic appeal to mobilize image, color, composition, form and other factors to form a strong visual effect

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    Gutowski 1 BrandonGutowski Carrie Morris Narration of Asia 30 January 2012 The Influence of Buddhism In Chinese Martial Arts Since first introduced During the Han Dynasty, Buddhism has played a major role in Chinese art and culture. This is especially true in the traditions that surround the art of Shaolin Kung-Fu, and their strong belief in Chan (Zen) Buddhism. Kung-Fu was Influenced by the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama and focuses heavily on the belief that enlightenment is attained through

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    Chinese Contemporary Art and Social Change 中国当代艺术与社会变革 The Chinese contemporary art history is only 30 years, but it has gone through almost all the genres of western art history.Like the Chinese economy, it changes and grows so fast, especially during 2003 to 2008, that it attracted the global attention.The latest 5 years, the whole environment of Chinese contemporary art has been changing, the new trend has emerged.This article will explain the change of Chinese contemporary art in the

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    Along with ethics and civics textbooks, Chinese language arts of this period shared the responsibility of promoting citizenship education. Between 1912 and 1913, the Commercial Press published Gongheguo xin jiaokeshu xin guowen (Chuxiao) 共和國新教科書新國文 <初小> (Republican Chinese Language Arts for Lower Primary Schools) (8 vols.) and for Gaoxiao 高小 (Higher Primary Schools) (6 vols.) (see Appendix A).These two sets were similar in scope and viewpoint but for the lower primary students the language used was

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    The art work that I picked is a still life of the Chinese Porcelain Jar. The painter of the art piece is Willem Kalf. The era that it is focused on is the Dutch Golden era. He was born in 1619 and died in 1693. In this art work he painted a Chinese Porcelain bowl, he painted a table cloth, a variety of fruits, silver and gold vessels. In other paintings he would use other foods like vegetables, be would also use cooking supplies, like pots and pans. For his still life paintings he would often use

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