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Chinese culture played a truly significant role in the development of visual art in Indonesia; although, not as strong as the Hindu, Buddhist or Moslem influences. Many Chinese culture forms of artistic expressions were adapted and assimilated into indigenous forms. The Chinese influence was restricted to an adapted form.
The architectural elements in some temples, for example, reveal Chinese influence. It is identical to the original models found in mainland China. In Gianyar Bali, strong links between the Chinese and local people are evidenced by the Chinese-style roofing on the palace that was rebuilt at the end of the last century. In Cirebon, Chinese designs were copied by local ceramics and paintings. Chine influence also occurs in textile, furniture and household objects.
1. What is the text about?
a. The adaptation of Chinese culture
b. The Chinese culture in architects
c. The development of visual art in Indonesia
d. The Chinese influence in Indonesian visual art
2. Where can you find a palace with the Chinese-style roofing?
a. In Gianyar
b. In Denpasar
c. In Cirebon
d. In Central Java
3. Where can you find the Chinese influence in Cirebon’s culture?
a. Chinese design in local ceramics and paintings
b. The architectural elements in some temples
c. The Chinese-style roofing on the palace
d. Chinese culture in visual art
4. “Chinese culture played a truly significant role in the development of visual art in Indonesia, ….” The underlined word can be best replaced by ….