ARTbreak : The Art of Chinese Paper Cutting with Jamie Lesman

Dates: Tue Jan 29, 13

Time: 12:00pm

Location:
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Auditorium
314 South Park Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

Contact:
(269) 349-7775

Artist Jamie Lesman will discuss the history of Chinese paper cutting or jianzhi and present a demonstration. Jianzhi is an ancient folk art that dates back 2,000 years to the Han Dynasty and the invention of paper in China. Over the centuries the art of paper cutting spread around the world and been adapted by different cultures, but remains a vibrant traditional Chinese folk art.

ARTbreak is a weekly program about art, artists and exhibitions. Donations welcome. Bring your brown bag lunch, coffee provided.

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