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Frontiers in Art Research, 2021, 3(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2021.030313.

The Artistic Features of the Rebounding Pipa Flying in the Dunhuang Cave 112 Murals


Shuang Liu

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Shuang Liu

Academy of Fine Arts, Sichun Minzu College, Kangding 626001, China


The Rebound Pipa Flying is part of the "Western Pure Land Transformation" in the Dunhuang Mogao Cave 112 mural "Ji Le Tu". Ji Lotte dances with the fairy music, raising his feet and spinning, creating the stunt shape of the rebounding pipa. The artistic expression technique of the rebounding Pipa Feitian is very characteristic in the Dunhuang murals and represents the higher artistic level of the Dunhuang murals. This article intends to start with the origin and expression techniques of the flying pipa in the Dunhuang mural "Jiyuetu", and explore the artistic characteristics of the flying pipa in the Dunhuang mural.


Dunhuang, mural, rebounding pipa flying to the sky

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Shuang Liu. The Artistic Features of the Rebounding Pipa Flying in the Dunhuang Cave 112 Murals. Frontiers in Art Research (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 3: 60-64. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2021.030313.


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