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Chine Landscape Paintings

Chinese Landscape Paintings and Nature

Oliver Osnoss

on 21 March 2013

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Lao-Tzu 6th century BCE Founder of Taoism Tao = "the way" Chinese classical landscape paintings reflect the unique spiritual reverence and appreciation of nature in ancient Chinese culture. Thesis "The wise find pleasure in water; the virtuous find pleasure in hills." Confucius 5th century BCE Landscape is fundamentally the same in the west and in the east, . . . It is the painter that makes the difference Shawhui hua, the chinese term for landscape painting means "mountains and water," these two subjects imply the ancient Taoist balance between Yin and Yang, complementary forces generated by the cosmic Tao (Scott 2006) Streams, Mountains, Mist and Trees By Wu Zhen
(1280-1354) Early Spring
By Guo Xi 1072 One of the great Masterpieces of the Northern Song monumental landscape tradition Pure and Remote View of Streams and Mountains by Xia Gui 1224 500 BCE Gautama Buddha Eleanor, Consten. "Landscape Painting - East and West." The XXth Century. II. no. February (1942): 120-126. http://bit.ly/WETHBh (accessed March 13, 2013).

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Kim, Seong-heui. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, "View of nature found in East Asian Art:On the basis of Art Educational Implicationis. http://bit.ly/Y0dXOO (Accessed March 13, 2013). Moffat, Charles. "Chinese Landscape Painting." Art History Archive. Ar tHistory, n.d. Web. 21 Mar 2013. <http://bit.ly/xSq564>.

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Susan Clare Scott, "Sacred Earth: Daoism as a preserver of environment in Chinese landscape painting from the song through the Qing Dynasties," East-West Connections (2006): 72, http://bit.ly/15sMjcE (accessed March 20, 2013). bibliography
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