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Common Subjects in Chinese Painting: the Bamboo

A popular subject of scholar-artists, bamboo, which belonging to the category of bird-and-flower painting in Chinese art, was admired for its supple strength: like the principled man, it bends without breaking. The stalk of the bamboo in Chinese paintings is hollow, which … Continue reading

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Chinese Bamboo Culture

  The bamboo plant is the staple food of the giant panda and a cultural icon in Chinese history. In ancient China bamboo was a feature of various aspects of daily life. It was used for food, clothing, housing and … Continue reading

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