Название: Sharing the Beauty of China: Chinese Arts & Crafts Автор: Hang Jian, Guo Qiuhui Издательство: China Intercontinental Press Год: 2018 Формат: epub Страниц: 153 Размер: 38 Mb Язык: English
The heaven has time, the earth has vitality, material has beauty, work has ingenuity. Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material civilization among various nations in the world. For several thousands of years, people’s handicrafts in their development echoed with the rhythm of lifeworking with the rising sun and reposing at sunset. All species of handicrafts in their earliest states are related to usage: always practical, plain and warm, and in possession of a wisdom that adapts to agricultural civilization. Even the highend handicrafts at the court and among the literati, such unpretentious tradition still remain and reveal a touch of pragmatic trace. All this is associated with the everlasting farming culture of China and her exceptional geographical position, which has left us rich cultural heritage in which wisdom of life and human creation iscontained.