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Chinese Paper-Cuts

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Author: Sun Bingshan; Yan Ma;
Language: English
Format: Papercover
Page: 102
Publication Date: 12/2007
ISBN: 9787508512129
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Level: 成人(学汉语), 汉语研究者, 高校英语学习者

Chinese paper-cutting boasts a long history for over 2,00 years. Today this custom is carried on in most households, particularly during the Spring Festival, by hanging steamers on the door jambs and sticking paper cuts to the windows for decoration. It's extremely concise in its artistic form simply cutting some holes in different places on a piece of paper. The final image on the paper-cut comes into being from the contrast of the solid part and the empty part. This technique is one of the particularities of Chinese traditional artistic creation. Except for several pieces in the book, all  the other paper-cuts were col ected from the rural areas some 20
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