Thursday, May 23, 2019
Ding Fuzhi (1879-1949) was the founder of the famous Xiling Seal Art Society, along with Wu Changshuo. Ding Fuzhi started to teach himself how to paint at a rather late age of 46. His favorite subjects included pine trees, plum...
This is a series of meticulous style paintings on silk depicting significant social life events of Emperor Yongzheng of the Qing dynasty. In August of the third year of his reign (1725), after the renovation of Yuanmingyuan (Old Summer...
Combining practicality, craftsmanship and artistry to achieve its extraordinary fame, the silk fan is a popular traditional Chinese art form with a long history and broad appeal, its fan base ranges from Chinese emperors, the literati to commoners. The art of...
Cormorant fishing anyone? The iconic fisherman scene with resting cormorants on a bamboo raft is often closely associated with the Li River. The Li River is a famous river in Guangxi, located in south central China. It flows 83 kilometres...
"I've loved Chinese screens since I was eighteen years old. I nearly fainted with joy when, entering a Chinese shop, I saw a Coromandel for the first time. Screens were the first thing I bought." Coco Chanel Ping, 屏, literally means...
Wood art in China is a timeless creative expression dating back to the Warring States (475–221 BC) and Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD). In the masterful hand of a highly skillful wood sculptor, a fantastically realistic or abstract objet...
The Moon Gate, also known as Yuedongmen or Yuemen, is an arc-shaped entrance in the courtyard of classical Chinese gardens. In addition to the separation and transition between courtyards, it can also be used in interior spaces. Because of its...

Natural Stone Art

Do you know these magnificent art works are not done by any human beings but mother nature herself? As if touched by the master hand of the Cosmo Creator, these Yangtze river marble stones vividly captured the radiant moments of...
Prodigy Wang Zhu (Northern Song Dynasty) Encourage Learning You must study hard at an early age, Writings can help you live well in the world. All high officials under emperors, Are without exception scholars indeed. A country boy early in the morning, Can be high officials in...
Mount Lu or Lushan is situated in the northern part of Jiangxi province in Central China, and is one of the most renowned mountains in the country. The oval-shaped mountains are about 25 km long and 10 km wide....

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