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Song Dynasty Landscape Painting

Song Dynasty Landscape Painting

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will analyze the unique traits of Chinese landscape painting.

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  • Neo-Confucianism

    A moral and ethical Chinese philosophy that revived Confucianism, but added influences from Daoism and Buddhism and emphasized the importance of nature and a sense of spiritual connection with nature.

  • Li (idea)

    The underlying reason and order of nature, as seen in its living forms.

  • Ji (spirit)

    Life energy or life force.

  • Shifting Perspective

    A characteristic of traditional Chinese paintings as a way to break time and space.

  • Confucianism

    A belief system based on the teachings of Confucius that emphasizes love and respect for human beings, the value of learning, and the value of family, including ancestors.

  • Feng Shui

    A Chinese practice in which elements of space are arranged in a way that maximizes the flow of energy.