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The Influence of Chinese Folk Art on Modern Oil Painting

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2024.050116 | Downloads: 11 | Views: 185


Xinyi Ma 1


1 Dunhuang Studies University, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, Gansu, 736200, China

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Xinyi Ma


There is a close relationship between Chinese folk art and modern oil painting. The creation of oil painting is influenced by various design elements and creative inspiration of folk art. Folk art has an impact on creative ideas, thinking patterns and functionality. In addition, folk art is a key way for Chinese creators to express their identity and cultural awareness. However, in the process of integrating folk art and modern oil painting, we need to balance the protection of traditional culture value and the promotion of oil painting innovation. To realize the integration of traditional culture and modern creation, to study the role of folk art in oil painting, as well as the development of folk art and modern oil painting. Next, we will explore the inspiration of folk art to modern oil painting, the way of mutual integration and discuss the common ground of this kind of integration. Next, we will explore in detail the use of folk art in oil painting.


Folk art; Oil painting; Creation; influence


Xinyi Ma, The Influence of Chinese Folk Art on Modern Oil Painting. Art and Performance Letters (2024) Vol. 5: 112-119. DOI:


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