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Arts in China: Cinema of China, Chinese Ceramics, Culture of the Song Dynasty, East Asian Calligraphy, 798 Art Zone Source Wikipedia

Arts in China: Cinema of China, Chinese Ceramics, Culture of the Song Dynasty, East Asian Calligraphy, 798 Art Zone

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Published August 12th 2011
ISBN : 9781156397411
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78 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 77. Chapters: Cinema of China, Chinese ceramics, Culture of the Song Dynasty, East Asian calligraphy, 798 Art Zone, List of Chinese musical instruments, Chinese painting, Shadow play, Chinese animation, Manhua, Chinese knotting, Chinese furniture, Ink and wash painting, Ming Dynasty painting, Ho Fan, Photography in China, Hong Kong Comics, Lianhuanhua, Red Gate Gallery, Duilian, Chinese paper folding, Chinese paper cutting, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Quyi, Eight Views, Chinese folk art, Caochangdi, Shanghai School, Yuan Center, Fahai Temple, Banhua, China Arts and Entertainment Group, Oil-paper umbrella. Excerpt: Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous development since the pre-dynastic periods, and is one of the most significant forms of Chinese art. China is richly endowed with the raw materials needed for making ceramics. The first types of ceramics were made during the Palaeolithic era. Chinese Ceramics range from construction materials such as bricks and tiles, to hand-built pottery vessels fired in bonfires or kilns, to the sophisticated Chinese porcelain wares made for the imperial court. China had a monopoly on porcelain production until relatively recently, and porcelain is also often called china in English. A qingbai porcelain vase, bowl, and model of a granary with transparent blue-toned glaze, from the period of the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD).Porcelain it is a collective term comprising all ceramic ware that is white and translucent, no matter what ingredients are used to make it or to what use it is put. The Chinese tradition recognizes two primary categories of ceramics, high-fired and low-fired . The oldest Chinese dictionaries define porcelain as fine, compact pottery . Chinese ceramic wares can also classified as being either northern or southern. Present-day China comprises two separate and geo...