Chicago's public art display asks viewers to consider how they can become a beacon for access and inclusion for people with disabilities. (Image:  Monica Song / Vision Times)

Shining a Light on Access and Inclusion

Fifty-one 6 foot lighthouse sculptures on Chicago’s famed North Michigan Avenue will catch the public’s eye and capture their hearts this summer. Millions of visitors will see the diverse art display that asks the question: “How can I be a…

Pink dhalia blooming, the theme flower of the Hong Kong Flower show. (Image Credit: Jenny Wu)

The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of greening.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of local citizens and…

Internationally renowned bonsai master Professor Amy Liang speaking at the opening ceremony of her Bonsai Museum and the launch ceremony of her memoir in Taipei on November 3, 2017. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Legendary Bonsai Master and Her Museum

Never before has a woman been so dedicated to bonsai art as Amy Liang (梁悅美). A native Taiwanese, she was born into a respected family in northern Taiwan and married a prominent gynecologist/obstetrician before becoming an internationally renowned bonsai master.

Raphael Sanzio's 'The Transformation.' (Image:  Drew Maust via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Beauty + Realism = Classical Art

Realistic painting has a long and revered history going back to the ancient Greeks. Just as classic Greek and Roman art strove to depict the perfect form, artists of the high Renaissance revived classicism by painting beauty realistically.

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Shining a Light on Access and Inclusion

Fifty-one 6 foot lighthouse sculptures on Chicago’s famed North Michigan Avenue will catch the public’s eye and capture their hearts this summer. Millions of visitors will see the diverse art…

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The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of…

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A Legendary Bonsai Master and Her Museum

Never before has a woman been so dedicated to bonsai art as Amy Liang (梁悅美). A native Taiwanese, she was born into a respected family in northern Taiwan and married a…

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Beauty + Realism = Classical Art

Realistic painting has a long and revered history going back to the ancient Greeks. Just as classic Greek and Roman art strove to depict the perfect form, artists of the…

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Ancient Chinese Art of Jade Carving

Once, the famous Renaissance artist Michelangelo was asked how he overcame the difficulty of carving his masterpiece — David. Michelangelo replied:

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China’s Folk Art: New Year Woodblock Prints

The traditional folk art of Chinese New Year woodblock prints used to be the primary form of decoration in households throughout China. Although this art form had its highest showing…

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Bonsai Cultivation in Taiwan

Often referred to as silent poetry, 3-D paintings, and a living art, bonsai has been loved by many people across the world, and Taiwan is no exception. The bonsai culture originates…

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Appreciating Sweet White Porcelain

Sweet white porcelain (甜白瓷) is a famous porcelain that was produced in the Jingdezhen Porcelain Kiln during the Yongle period of the Ming Dynasty. It earned its reputation during the…

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Doctor’s Illustration Goes Viral on Social Media

Fu Zhiqin, a 30-year-old female doctor at the Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, has been receiving media interviews lately. As a child, Fu loved drawing and would sketch from animation books, protagonists from…