Art and Design, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Jun  2022, Pages 94-102; DOI:

Exploration of the Ideal Greenway Form in “A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains”

Art and Design, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Jun  2022, Pages 94-102.


Qinglin Wen 1 , Jianfeng Yuan 2*

1 School of Fine Arts, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China

Received: 13 April 2022; Accepted: 28 May 2022; Published: 12 May 2022

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“A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains” is one of the top ten famous paintings in China. The author of the painting, Wang Ximeng, depicts the scenery of Jiangnan in the Northern Song Dynasty. This paper uses iconography as a research method to find the ideal pattern concept of the ancients in Chinese landscape painting, analyzes the path form of Qianli Jiangshan Map, seeks the ideal form of greenway, and summarizes the type characteristics of greenway. Summarize the development direction of greenway in contemporary living environment, and discuss the functional development of ideal greenway form.


A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains, Greenway Form, Ideal


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