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painting (drawing,paint,picture)is an important part of Chinese Culture.
Chinese paintings characteristic: harmonious, nature, pithy.
Chinese painting has a long history: it originated in the late Zhou Dynasty,
and developed in the Han Dynasty. In Tang Dynasty (618-906), the painting
has the first golden age. In Song Dynasty (960-1279), there was the a
first royal painting academy. Even the emperor (Huizong) is also a famous
painter. The bird-and-flower painting has since been a popular theme.
The Yuan (1279-1368), Ming (1368-1644), and Qing (1644-1912) Dynasties:
the painting was developed with poesy and music.
In the 20th Century to now, the painting developed with modernize and
adopt Western styles and traditions
Chinese Painting Gallery 1
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