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Name of Lecture: Dunhuang Murals and the Architectural Features of the Tang Dynasty
Speaker: Xiao Mo (Chinese National Academy of Arts)
Venue: No. 7 Wenjin Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
Date: March 16, 2008
Category: Art
Length: 118 minutes
Brief Introduction
of the Speaker:
Mr. Xiao Mo is a researcher of Chinese National Academy of Arts, former director of Institute of Architectural and Art, the Doctor of Architectural History and Theory of Tsinghua University and a scholar who obtained subsidies of the State Council.
Key Words: Art;;Dunhuang;;Tang;Dynasty
Organizer: NLC Library of Ancient Books (former NLC Branch Library)
Abstract:
Chinese architecture developed to a peak in the Tang Dynasty as one of the world three great systems of architecture, however regretfully the things left at that time was a little. While the murals of the Tang Dynasty of approximate ten thousand square meters in Dunhuang provided the best materials and exhibited the social lives in the Tang Dynasty vividly. Through the architecture we can understand the ancient social conditions, the conception and the standpoint of traditional Chinese art, and are aware of the brilliant creation of the Chinese nation.
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