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Frontiers in Art Research, 2023, 5(2); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2023.050210.

The Beauty of the Sculpture of the Tang Dynasty's Lady Figurines


Jieyu Cai

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Jieyu Cai

Art and Design, Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China


The economic prosperity, open folk customs and the integration of Chinese and foreign cultures in the Tang Dynasty made the clay figurines form a unique plastic art style in this period. This paper analyzes the modeling characteristics of the ladies' figurines in Tang Dynasty, and finds that the ladies' figurines are rich, moist, smooth and soft, which not only satisfies the external visual beauty, but also depicts the inner charm beauty of women in Tang Dynasty. The combination of posture and movement makes the ladies' figurines show the graceful and agile state of the characters. These unique expressions of plastic arts make the ladies' pottery figurines in the Tang Dynasty an indispensable classic among the ancient figures in China.


clay figurines, Modeling language, sculpture

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Jieyu Cai. The Beauty of the Sculpture of the Tang Dynasty's Lady Figurines. Frontiers in Art Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 2: 50-53. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2023.050210.


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