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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2019, 2(3); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.040082.

The Aesthetic Value of Peasant Paintings of Hu County under the View of Urbanization


Shengrong Sang

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Shengrong Sang

Chinese Department, School of Humanities and International Education, Xi'an Peihua University, Xi'an, China


There is a complex assimilation relationship between the peasant paintings of Hu County and the mainstream culture in the realistic context of China, which leads to the obscuration of the aesthetic value of peasant painting. With the transformation of tradition and modernity, the new urbanization construction has recovered the folk aesthetic value represented by the peasant paintings of Hu County, with the memory of the homesickness, the peasant painting aesthetics has been promoted, and efforts have been made to reconstruct a new balance point with the mainstream culture. Moreover, in the context of the ''tear'' of values, the reorientation of peasant paintings plays the role of value identification and value integration. This requires re-examining and evaluating for the aesthetic value of the peasant paintings of Hu County.


recover, reconstruct, peasant painting, aesthetic value

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Shengrong Sang. The Aesthetic Value of Peasant Paintings of Hu County under the View of Urbanization. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2019) Vol. 2, Issue 3: 130-137. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.040082.


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