Gems of Chinese Grottoes
By Chang Qing  Publisher: Orient Publishing Center
Paper Back
2021-01-01 | ISBN: 978-7-5473-2007-5
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The broad and profound grottoes art in China is an important cultural heritage. The book aims to explore the rich connotation of Chinese grottoes and systematically explain the historical context of grottoes art. It is composed of 24 lectures that introduce the best grottoes in Xinjiang, Gansu, Shanxi, Henan, Hebei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Yunnan and other places. The content covers the grottoes’ general condition, construction background and lasting periods, as well as specific analysis of the artistic achievements of representative grottoes, the meaning of images and relevant stories, so that readers can fully understand the philosophical thoughts, cultural spirits and artistic value behind these glorious relics in the long course of history.