Interpretations of Chinese Paintings

Wei Shu


Cultivated in Chinese history, literature and philosophy, Chinese painting is unique in its motifs, forms and techniques. This paper studies firstly the materials and tools employed in Chinese Painting; secondly it comes to the discussion of the uniqueness of Chinese Painting in different aspects and some strategies are given to viewers to better comprehend Chinese Painting; thirdly this paper demonstrates how to “read” Chinese Paintings through the detailed analysis of some works; and finally the paper comes to the conclusions that Chinese Painting is the treasure of China’s culture. To better understand the essence of Chinese Paintings, the works have to be fully considered in the cultural and social context.

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World Journal of Social Science     ISSN 2329-9347 (Print)  ISSN 2329-9355 (Online)

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