Symbol of Jiangsu is devoted to twelve most representative and iconic symbols of Jiangsu culture. The texts are accompanied by pictures, bringing out an analysis of the past and present of Jiangsu culture. This series will present to readers all over the world a panoramic view of Jiangsu culture and help them deepen their understanding of traditional Chinese culture.
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Born -in 1932 in Zouping County, Shandong Province, Zhang Daoyi has been working as an art teacher ever since his graduation from Shandong University's Department of Fine Arts in 1952. He is now an associate professor at Nanjing College of Art, honorary chairman of the Chinese Papercuts Society, a standing council member of the Jiangsu Aesthetics Society, an advisor to the Research Society on the History of Arts and Crafts, and deputy council director of the Nanjing Society of Arts and Crafts. Over the years, he has been engaged in the study of art history and folk arts, occasionally turning out a book-cover or ornamental design. Among his books published in Chinese are Ancient Jewelry, Landscape Designs and Chinese Folk Papercuts - An Introduction and Appreciation.