Hong Kong 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

Hong Kong’s 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

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…

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The Magic Touch of the Painted Dragons

Zhang Seng Yao was the high ranking army general of Emperor Wu during the Southern dynasties. He was also a famous painter and experienced in figure painting. Whenever Emperor Wu missed his sons, who were at the various places within…

Of all forms of art, the ancient Chinese were obsessed with calligraphy. (Image:  publicdomainpictures  /  CC0 1.0)

6 Most Popular Ancient Chinese Arts

The Chinese have been dabbling in the arts from as early as 18,000 B.C. when simple pottery was discovered. In China, art was mostly used to depict philosophy, religious ideas, nature, and political figures.

Art plays an important role in shaping the culture of a society. (Image:  Pedro Ribeiro Simões via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Artists and Their Role in Society

Art plays an important role in shaping the culture of a society. While some say that the purpose of an artist is to express the beauty of the world around them, others claim that real value of an art piece comes…

Tang Yin is known as one of the 'Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty.' (Image: The Epoch Times)

Art Appreciation: Works by Tang Yin

A talented genius with a disappointing official career, Tang Yin (1470-1524) was a keen traveler who lived during the Ming Dynasty. He had been to famous mountains like Zhurong Peak, Mount Lu, Mount Tiantai, and Mount Wuyi. He loved water…

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Hong Kong’s 2018 Flower Show Bonsai Display

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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The Magic Touch of the Painted Dragons

Zhang Seng Yao was the high ranking army general of Emperor Wu during the Southern dynasties. He was also a famous painter and experienced in figure painting. Whenever Emperor Wu…

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6 Most Popular Ancient Chinese Arts

The Chinese have been dabbling in the arts from as early as 18,000 B.C. when simple pottery was discovered. In China, art was mostly used to depict philosophy, religious ideas,…

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Artists and Their Role in Society

Art plays an important role in shaping the culture of a society. While some say that the purpose of an artist is to express the beauty of the world around them,…

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Art Appreciation: Works by Tang Yin

A talented genius with a disappointing official career, Tang Yin (1470-1524) was a keen traveler who lived during the Ming Dynasty. He had been to famous mountains like Zhurong Peak,…

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Art Appreciation: Children at Play in Winter

In Chinese paintings, one important genre is figure painting. Nevertheless, images with children as the main subject are relatively rare. It was not until the time of the Six Dynasties…

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Art Appreciation: Great Teacher Cai Lecturing

During the Eastern Han Dynasty (A.D. 25-A.D. 220) in Chinese history, there was a talented woman named Ban Zhao. She was the daughter of a famous scholar and historian of…

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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…