Li Jianbo, Jia Yihan
College of Fine Arts, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang, 321004, China
Landscape and natural scenery has always been an important motif in Shang Yang's paintings, incorporating a sense of traditional classical landscapes into contemporary painting. This paper analyses the nature and landscape motifs of Shang Yang's art, using his Dong Qichang series paintings as a case study, and argues that his symbolic pictorial language focuses on the “mother nature”, which is a combination of traditional Chinese art and contemporary art, fulfilling the goal of building the contemporaneity of his art in the context of Chinese tradition.
Shang Yang, Symbolization, Figurative Language, Contemporary Art
Li Jianbo, Jia Yihan. A Study of Shang Yang’s Symbolic Pictorial Language—Take the “Nature” Pictorial of the “Dong Qi Chang Project” Series as an Example. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 2: 17-22. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.050204.
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