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Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Interview with Liu Yong Part 1

In this episode of "Art Is So Easy," we meet artist Liu Yong and his eight-foot painting "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple."

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China, Taiwan

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Interview with Liu Yong Part 2

Liu Yong's eight-foot painting depicts a lively scene during the Lantern Festival in Wanhua.

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China, Taiwan

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Interview with Liu Yong Part 3

Liu Yong further explains the intricacies of his painting, "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple."

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difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China, Taiwan

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Interview with Liu Yong Part 4

Taiwanese opera and the Longshan Temple are early symbols of Taiwanese culture.

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China, Taiwan

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Interview with Liu Yong Part 5

Liu Yong's "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple" tells a multitude of stories simultaneously.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 2

This video tells the story of Siddhārtha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 3

Siddhārtha Gautama's student, the "Most Venerable Ānanda," came up with the first batch of Buddhist scriptures.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 4

Among the different versions of the "Heart Sutra," by far the most popular one is the version by Xuan Zang.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 5

In contrast to what was portrayed in the "Journey to the West," Master Xuan Zang's journey was, in fact, long and lonely.

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difficulty - Advanced Advanced
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 6

The "Heart Sutra" is written in ancient language and contains passages that are difficult for the average reader to understand.

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difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 7

This video examines four famous characters from the "Heart Sutra": "Se Ji Shi Kong."

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China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 8

The "Heart Sutra" encourages one to embrace and adapt to change.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 9

The "Heart Sutra" helps impart a Buddhist world outlook and methodology.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - Why Does the Heart Sutra Calm You Down? Part 10

The "Heart Sutra" gives you the tools to face the challenges that life brings.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - An Artistic Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty Part 1

Which emperor could possibly restrain the "Eastern Heretic," Huang Yaoshi and "Western Venom," Ouyang Feng, as well as a host of other strange-looking fellows from the same era?

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - An Artistic Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty Part 2

Song Huizong was the Chinese emperor with the best taste of them all.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - An Artistic Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty Part 3

Song Huizong had greater ambitions with his self-created font, "Slender Gold."

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - An Artistic Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty Part 6

The complexity underlying the simplicity of Song Huizong's art is especially evident in the Ru porcelain of his time.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Art Art Is So Easy - An Artistic Emperor Huizong of Song Dynasty Part 7

We may not be able to live as extravagantly as the emperors before us, but we can still afford to live life with a bit of elegance.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Daily Life The Puzzles of the Buildings on the Bund Part 1

The story of the entire modern city of Shanghai began with the Bund.

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