Chinese Painting

Originating as artwork for decorative and ornamental purposes, Chinese painting techniques evolved into a classic art form that embodies China’s traditional culture and wisdom. (Image courtesy of Zhang Cuiying)

The Making and Essence of Chinese Paintings

Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Originating as artwork for decorative and ornamental purposes, Chinese painting techniques evolved into a classic art form that embodies China’s traditional culture and wisdom.

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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 use. When viewing, the left hand…

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The Making and Essence of Chinese Paintings

Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Originating as artwork for decorative and ornamental purposes, Chinese painting techniques evolved into a classic art form…

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Giuseppe Castiglione’s Chinese Paintings

This set of meticulous brush paintings are from Castiglione’s Atlas of Blossoms in an Everlasting Spring. There are 16 paintings, and every one of them is stunningly beautiful and exquisite.…