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Paper Cuts: Qi Xiu Hua 齐秀花: 剪纸 – Contemporary Paper Cuts Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Sep 12, 2012 by Kristin

The following paper cuts demonstrate a wide range of techniques and subject matter used by artists today.  All these paper cuts come from a 2008 exhibition by the Contemporary Shanghai Paper Cut Exhibition organization. Steering organizations:  Shanghai Federation of Literary ...

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Paper Cuts: Qi Xiu Hua 齐秀花: 剪纸 – Cultural Heritage Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Jun 28, 2012 by Kristin

The art of paper cutting first emerged from the earliest attempts to give physical form to a vast body of oral legend. From early rituals that involved primitive animal sacrifices, a new ritual was formed where paper substitutes bearing resemblances ...

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Paper Cuts: Qi Xiu Hua 齐秀花: 剪纸 – Gallery Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Jun 28, 2012 by Kristin

Qi Xiu Hua has cut hundreds of different patterns in her lifetime. Each is unique in some way, though all are beautiful to look at. Below are just a few examples of the pieces brought to life by her hand:

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Paper Cuts: Qi Xiu Hua 齐秀花: 剪纸 – Introduction Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Jun 28, 2012 by Kristin

Qi Xiu Hua holds many important offices in organizations that support the Chinese folk arts, including the Paper Cut Artist Association of Weifang. She was born in 1963 in Jinggou and now lives in Gaomi, both in Shandong Province.  Gaomi ...

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Paper Cuts: Qi Xiu Hua 齐秀花: 剪纸 – Artist At Work Gaomi City, Shandong Province Posted Jun 28, 2012 by Kristin

A strong contrast and sense of rhythm mark Qi Xiu Hua’s work. She cuts directly on the paper without marking any outlines.  The scissors, she says, function like an artist’s pen.  After all her years working at this craft, the ...

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