Contrast the Chinese view of art with the European view with examples.

The Chinese view of art is different from the European view of art. The Chinese view is a spiritual one while the European view is entirely illusionistic. Chinese paintings reveal the spirit of art while European paintings are perfect imitations of nature. In the Chinese painting, the painter can take the Emperor in a cave in the landscape where the inside is beyond anything that words can convey. On the other hand, in European painting, a painter paints a fly exactly like a real fly. The master was pleased and allowed his daughter to marry the man she wanted.

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