Aesthetic History of Chinese Arts and Crafts
By Hang Jian  Publisher: Fadaat For Publishing & Distribution
Paper Back
2024-01-01 | ISBN: 978-9-923-3641-6
Rights Manager: Jin Shan

This book provides an overview of the core aesthetic principles of ancient Chinese crafts and how Chinese crafts have transformed over time. It explores humanity, the relationship between humans and nature, the role of tools within the Daoist philosophy, crafts catering to everyday needs, practical utility and aesthetic appeal of crafts, and more, revealing the essence and unique character of Chinese crafts. Structured for clarity, the book traces the fascinating evolution of Chinese crafts throughout history. It begins with the groundwork laid in the Han Dynasty, then progresses to the flourishing artistic traditions of the Tang Dynasty, and ultimately culminates in the profound creative philosophies of the Ming Dynasty.