Art emerged with the emergence of man. In the past thousands of years, Chinese art inherited the spirit of China’s traditional culture, pursued unity of beauty and kindness, combination of sensibility and sense and harmony between man and nature, emphasized improvement of artists’ personal qualities and the educational function of art, and ultimately became a broad and deep world with the Chinese nation’s unique characteristics.
Liu Qiangong earned a BA degree at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University, a MA degree in education at the College of Humanities and Social Science, Beijing Language and Culture University, and a Ph.D. degree at the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. Now she is a professor at Beijing Language and Culture University, offering courses related to China’s art history at home and abroad throughout the entire year. Her research areas are Chinese and foreign art history, international Chinese education, and Chinese language and literature. She has published many monographs and academic treatises including An Essay on China’s Art History.
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