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Culture of China: Ancient Sculpture

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Culture of China Series: Ancient Sculpture
by Wu Wen, Sun Shuming (Text)
Published by Foreign Languages Press, 2002
Language: English
ISBN: 7119030493 9787119030494
Paperback, illustrated, dimension 190mm x 170mm, 107 pages

A survey of ancient sculpture, with emphasis on Buddhist statues. Sculpture refers to the making of three-dimensional works of art in stone, clay, metal, wood, etc. The art of sculpture emerged in China along with the first glimmerings of civilization. Over the millennia of Chinese cultural development, sculptural works with distinct national characteristics have been created, and famous sculptors have added luster to the Chinese people's artistic achievements from epoch to epoch.


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The "Culture of China" Series:
The “Culture of China?Series introduces various aspects of Chinese art and culture. All titles in the series have nice text with color photos and chronologies. All books are well-designed, formatted, and printed on high quality glossy paper, both beautiful and educational.
All titles in the series: Traditional Painting ; Land of Silk ; Ancient Sculpture ; Fascinating Stage Arts ; Folk Genre Paintings ; Pottery and Porcelain ; Rare Wild Animals ; Taoism ; Traditional Chinese Residences ; Ancient Chinese Architecture ; Art of Chinese Pavilions ; Chinese Archeology ; Famous Mountains and Rivers ; Folk Handicrafts ; Southwestern Silk Road ; Traditional Chinese Costumes ; West China Panorama ; World Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites ; China's Ethnic Minorities ; Best Tourist Attractions Classical Chinese Gardens ; Museums: Treasure Houses of History...

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