THE NEW CHINA: NEW YEAR PICTURE

NEW YEAR PICTURE

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A unique Chinese New Year poster collection from 1950s to 1990s edited by a Chinese team of experts.

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ISBN: 9789887928300 Category:

Description

Generally, it is believed that Chinese New Year pictures originated from Gate-God picture of Han dynasty, and the term “New Year picture” occurred during Qing dynasty. At the beginning, New Year pictures were only used to convey blessing. As time went by, this form of art has extended to reflect social and daily life of the new China after establishment in 1949. This book presents carefully-selected New Year pictures created from the 1950s to 1990s, and categorizes them into the following chapters: portraits, celebration events, military affairs and national defense, International affairs, folk life, traditional festivals, national unity, and cultural education. The characteristic artistic approaches in these posters will definitely provides readers with a unique reading experience.

Additional information

Weight 1454 g
Dimensions 23.8 x 31.2 cm
Publisher name SendPoints Publishing
Publication date 24 October 2021
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Sendpoints Publishing Co., Ltd.
Dimensions 23.8 x 31.2 cm
Weight 1454 g

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