Artwork Analysis Essay

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The Analysis of the Artwork As we all know, plenty of countries have distinguished history. For example, China has over 4 thousand years, and each dynasty has attractive artworks. In the Song dynasty, the chinaware was very famous, and people exported these delicate artworks to the western world, so the western people were willing to exchange their artworks. There is no doubt that these delicate artworks can show the different culture. I want to choose the seated guanying, which was showed in the art of Minneapolis museum. First of all, there are some reason why I choose the seated “kuanying”. The first reason is that the “seated kuanying” is a very important role in the history, because its role represented the justice in the ancient time. More importantly, its roles awed some people who wanted to commit a crime. The second reason is that the sculpture of “kuanying” is entirely elaborated, because the clear lineation displayed the greatness of the sculpture. The third reason is that the sculpture is very interesting in the museum, when I visit the museum. When I looked through different artworks, this is what I want to describe. This sculpture has a sense of mystery, because I did not why the “kuanying” …show more content…
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