Chinese Painting Changed And Evolved Throughout Chinese History

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Chinese painting has changed and evolved throughout Chinese history. An noticeable example is calligraphy. Calligraphy is a style of Chinese painting using fine penmanship and ink work. Originally calligraphy was once its art work alone. It wasn 't until later one the evolution of painting where you can see calligraphy used tied together with other styles and techniques of painting. Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world.

Han Dynasty The Han Dynasty most famous for its beautiful, breathtaking wall painting. During the Han Dynasty things such as calligraphy, poetry and wall paintings were admired and respected and most often plastered or printed. In this, Dynasty a popular trend in painting was wall painting holding the themes of famous portraits, scenes from China 's history. Furthermore, artists would paint on objects such as clay, giving incredible detail to the piece. Most artwork in this Dynasty was influenced by cultural beliefs such as Taoism. Philosophical Systems in Chinese Painting
A way to distinguish Chinese painting from other forms of painting is to focus on the overall philosophy of the Chinese and their various techniques, methods and paintings. The philosophy of the Chinese focuses on the connections between the different components in nature instead of on what makes or controls them. Taoism (a traditional religion of Chinese origin) has certain beliefs that a person must incorporate the important a…

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