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Zhou Fan

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teresalj
April 6th, 2010

zhou fan 15 402x400 Zhou FanZhou Fan, Chinese artist selected as one of the 25 Emerging Chinese artists by international art critics, has based his “Love of Jellyfish” paintings on a dream he had as a child of jellyfish floating in the sky. Some of them landed and resembled mushrooms upon their landing. One of them depicts a boy crying because he keeps sad things in him that he refuses to really acknowledge. [ Continue Reading ]

Pretty Little Nature Chair

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Mari
December 2nd, 2009

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This may look like a chair of comfortably crafted tissues, but it’s not my dear Artistic Things readers.  This chair will actually bring you closer to nature.

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Behind The Pane

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Mari
November 22nd, 2009

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Chinese painter Xia Xiao Wan draws in 3D.  He draws on glass in 3D.  For some reason I can’t help but think of the movie The Cell, as I take a gander at his work.

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Smile for the Paintbrush

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Mari
October 21st, 2009

 

Eat the flesh Smile for the Paintbrush

This may look like a normal photograph of drunk debauchery or other self portraits of kinkitude, but it’s more.  Oh so much more. [ Continue Reading ]

China Celebrates 60th Anniversary in Pictures

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MiMo
October 6th, 2009

c15 20573215 585x362 China Celebrates 60th Anniversary in PicturesOctober 1st, marked the 60 year rule of the communist party in China. A 60-gun salute rung out across Beijing’s historic Tiananmen Square to kick off the celebrations. Hundreds of thousands participants marched through the parade displaying their patriotism. [ Continue Reading ]

Dalian Stadium

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SomewhereBlue
September 25th, 2009

dal5 Dalian StadiumCutting edge design firm NBBJ has finalized their proposal for the new football stadium in Dalian, China.  This thing is off the hook!  Designed around the idea of organic architecture, it is modeled much like a garden, where only that which is needed is provided… [ Continue Reading ]

China Dolls

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Faetra
June 1st, 2009

ah xian 04 446x400 China DollsCheck out these porcelain bust sculptures by Chinese artist Ah Xian. In this “east meets west” fashion, Xian uses old Western models of Roman sculpture combined with old Chinese design and art tradition. The result is stunning, in particular the attention to detail Xian pays when he paints. He also uses perspective rather uniquely- I love the sculpture with the small figures climbing all over what appears to be a giant head and shoulders. [ Continue Reading ]

The Chinese are Cock-Blocking Peacocks!

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MiMo
April 14th, 2009

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If you see a bunch of bald sad peacocks running around, do not be alarmed, they are alright and the reason they are bald and obviously sad is because some Chinese fashion designer decided to use their feathers for a dress. All for a wedding dress expo in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province. This $1.5 million dress is created out of 2,009 pieces of peacock feathers which took eight [ Continue Reading ]

Welcoming the Oax – Chinese New Year in Pictures

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MiMo
January 28th, 2009

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If you are from New York or any other big city with a big Chinese population then you are aware how festive a Chinese New Year can be. This year the Chinese are welcoming the Year of the Ox, the sign representing solemn hard work and prosperity – an animal that appears aptly symbolic for these difficult times. The Big Picture has featured some amazing pictures from around the globe of the festive celebration, see more of them at The Big Picture - Boston.com

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