A print of Song general Yue Fei (left) in Zhuxian, in China’s Henan province. Photo: David Leffman

How China’s last surviving woodblock-print artists are keeping an ancient art alive

  • Once ubiquitous across the Middle Kingdom, woodblock printing was nearly lost in the tumult of 20th-century China
  • Today, a handful of artists scattered across the country have become unwitting guardians of a fragile tradition
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A print of Song general Yue Fei (left) in Zhuxian, in China’s Henan province. Photo: David Leffman
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