Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Chinese folk arts originate in the rural areas of China's vast territory. As forms of communal art, folk arts are evident in everyday food, clothing and shelter, in traditional festivals, ceremonies and rituals, and in beliefs and taboos. As a living example of cultural heritage, folk art demonstrates the continuity
This album is the result of 10 years in the Chinese countryside researching and collecting folk art by a father-daughter team. With 424 photos of various arts, including dough figurines, papercuts, batik embroidery, puppets, folk paintings, cloth handicrafts, woodcuts and more. An invaluable record of fine artistry.