Proceedings of the 2015 2nd International Conference on Education, Language, Art and Intercultural Communication

Analysis on the Social Culture in the Art Theme of China Gongyi Grotto Temple

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Xiaohui Zhang
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Available Online November 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icelaic-15.2016.127How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Gongyi Grotto Temple; expressive theme; Buddha statues; Buddhism and Confucianism
Abstract
As the three-dimensional image carrier of Buddhist art in the Northern Wei Dynasty, the stone carvings in Gongyi Grotto Temple has a all-inclusive content and form, with its performance theme including the magnificent Buddha, Buddha Figure of Buddha and the royal family jointly sharing pleasure, secularized civilian inscriptions, as well as men and women and the Buddhist monks with belief of Buddha in the late. Its transformation of theme and content from magnificent complex to simple common customs and from the grim majesty to intimate civilians, shows the change of the society and the change of dominant ideology, from which we can look into a variety of vicissitude from the early Northern Wei Dynasty to the Tang Dynasty.
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