The diversity of stone
Updated 08/21/2017 11:33 AM By George Wang
Stone carving compared to jade carving, wood carving and other forms of sculpture have distinct personality.The stone with exquisite exquisite, rich layers, colorful, vivid image has a long history.
A large number of artists in the flowers, landscapes, figures, animal creation demonstrated a strong creative strength. Landscape creation is the traditional theme of stone carving, it stresses the composition of the overall and arbitrary layout and pay attention to modeling and composition.
Such works are rich in content and fun. Character creation has always been difficult to create stone carvings, but the stone carving artists have the courage to explore, continue to tap the historical themes and revolutionary themes, from a single character creation to the complex image of the group shape, and achieved remarkable results. Animal theme stone creation in our country is also a long history, as early as the Northern and Southern Dynasties had been found in small stone graves.
In 1972, when Nixon visited China, stone works “small elephant” was presented as a gift to the former president of the United States, its lines concise, vivid, and soon became famous.