Arts

A Short History of Chinese Handscrolls

Chinese handscrolls are made up of long, horizontal pieces of paper attached to wooden rollers. The scrolls are usually rolled up when not in...

Mini Sculptures in Front of Monuments Help Visually Impaired People Explore Architecture

Works of art are one thing that a blind person usually cannot enjoy. After all, what would one see without his eyes? People without...

The Symbolism of Flowers and Fruit in Chinese Art

Chinese art is rich with depictions of nature. In most cases, every flower, plant, or fruit depicted in a work of art will have...

A Chinese Village Trying to Change Its Reputation in the Art World

The village of Dafen in China is known as the copycat painting capital of the world. In the nineties, it used to produce numerous...

Art Focus: Painter Katie Whipple and Her Flowers

Katie G. Whipple is a painter from New York famous for her flower paintings. Married to Brendan Johnston, who is also an artist by...

From Art to Society: We Can’t Make It on Our Own

In 19th century England, John Everett Millais established the Pre-Raphaelite movement in painting, which shifted away from the stiff and heroic, neo-classical themes that...

Spirituality and Arts: Meet the Chinese Artist Who Paints With ‘Zen’

Kim Hoa Tram was born in the city of Saigon, Vietnam, in 1959. Currently living in Australia, much of his art is inspired by...

Chance Encounters: When a Chinese Artist Met Australian Aboriginals

Zhou Xiaoping is a renowned Chinese-Australian artist. For the past 30 years, he has been working closely with the Aboriginal communities in Australia and...

Thomas Dambo: The Artist Who Creates Giant Trolls Out of Trash

Thomas Dambo from Denmark has created something unique for the people of Copenhagen to enjoy — six large troll sculptures spread throughout the city’s...

Terracotta Warriors Guarding Immortality Exhibition

The feature exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne is the Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang, combining ancient Chinese artifacts with...

World’s Most Expensive Painting Shows Up on Saudi Prince’s Yacht

Salvator Mundi, a painting done by Leonardo da Vinci, is the most expensive painting in the world. It was sold for a record US$450...

Socialism, Communism, Atheism: Their Effects on the Path of Modern Art

Socialism’s link to the modern art movement It’s everywhere and all-pervasive — the nonsensical, usually obnoxious and obscene, rarely aesthetically pleasing modern art. It is celebrated by...

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