Art and Design, Vol. 6, Issue 4, Jun  2023, Pages 164-171; DOI:

Study on the Characteristics and Cultural Value of Brick Carving in Shanxi Jinzhong Dwellings

Art and Design, Vol. 6, Issue 4, Jun  2023, Pages 164-171.


Pingping Su 1*

1 College of Art and Design, Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology, Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China

Received: 4 April 2023; Accepted: 22 April 2023; Published: 16 May 2023

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Brick carving in Jinzhong, Shanxi Province, as an intangible cultural heritage that condenses local skills, culture and spirit, has a high value of humanities and art research, and is still the main form of residential decoration in some areas of China. With the opening of mechanization and intelligence, the traditional art has no successors, and this unique decorative art is gradually dying out. In order to further expand the storage of traditional cultural theories and lay a theoretical research foundation. This paper analyzes the cultural research value of Shanxi Jinzhong residential brick carving from the aesthetic point of view, and sorts out the characteristics of residential brick carving, thus prolonging the vitality of brick carving development.


Jinzhong, Shanxi, Brick Carving of Residential Buildings, Artistic Features, Cultural Connotation


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