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The Artistic Reception of Decorative Graphics in Wus’ Memorial Temple in Hong’an

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Yichun Wang School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China

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Xianping Leng School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China

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Abstract

The decorative graphics of Wus’ Memorial Temple in Hong’an have evolved continuously over time, forming a unique symbolic system. This article analyzes the various forms of artistic reception of the decorative graphics in Wus’ Memorial Temple from the perspective of art communication, including the cultural traditions of the decorative graphics, the symbolic language, and the choice of its audience. It explores the symbolic meanings behind the decorative graphics, that is, the symbols of the Wus’ Memorial Temple in contemporary design, promoting inheritance, innovation, and development.

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