Chinese Folk Art

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With the coming of the Chinese New Year, it is an appropriate time to look at some of the Chinese Folk Art. For generation of Chinese, New Year is that time put up prints and posters to decorate …

With the coming of the Chinese New Year, it is an appropriate time to look at some of the Chinese Folk Art. For generation of Chinese, New Year is that time put up prints and posters to decorate their home. Folk Art is the foundation on which popular culture is built on and social values reaffirmed.

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  • Very nice images and good explanations. Congratulations Jerry. Excellent work.
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  • 1. Chinese Folk Art The Art of the common man Suzhou Embroidery, contemporaryAll rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Availablefree for non-commercial and personal use. First created 06 Feb 2013. Version 1.0 - 9 Feb 2013. Jerry Tse. London .
  • 2. The Chinese New Year print became popular duringthe Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), after theunification of the country. These were printed byusing woodblock. These prints were available in theChinese New Year for the people to decorate theirhomes during the festive season. The main theme ofthe print was to express the hopes and the wishes ofthe owner for a prosperous year ahead. In addition,the prints were used to educate the illiterate peasantsto follow the traditional virtues such as filial piety.
  • 3. Paintings on vase
  • 4. The End Modern Chinese Paper CutAll rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective Music – Night Breeze perform by Takako Nishizaki.owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal Reference : Chinese Folk Art published by University Museum and Art Gallery, University ofuse. Hong Kong, 1995, with many images from Professor Wang Shucum’s collection.