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Folk papercuts

许之敏, compiler (Compiler), Xu Zhimin / Zhimin Xu (Compiler)
With its long history and elegant technique, the Chinese papercut is treasured for its highly artistic, practical and ornamental appeal. Demanding superb skill, with a feel for paper and shape that centers on shadow and contour, the papercut has formed a unique artistic style and is popularly used in folk activity and the daily life of Chinese people. Displaying over 300 papercuts by diverse folk papercut craftspeople from 21 areas, with a detailed introduction, the book helps readers gain a more profound understanding of the art of the Chinese papercut
Print Book, English, 2008
Di 1 ban
Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, 2008