Painting on canvas, emulating the delicate surface texture, while painting on silk. It is a memorial to one of Vietnam’s most beloved revolutionary leaders. The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum stands at the site where Ho Chi Minh read the country’s Declaration of Independence. The three days itinerary is perfect. You will have enough time also to take a stroll through …Read More »
THE UNCONVENTIONAL MASTER OF CHINESE ART – Lin Fengmian: earning the title of The Four Great Academy Presidents.
Favoring a square format, employing bright hues. Yo can visit its Xiangji Temple, built during the Northern Song Dynasty. Painter Lin Fengmian created its China Academy of Art. The town it sits at the head of bay, which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. Here, Hangzhou has been one of the most prosperous cities for much of the last millennium. The city’s …Read More »
MINIMAL FORMS AND GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTIONS – Hang-Ryul Park: Becoming famous for a portrait drawn in profile, with a bird and flowers.
When you put features of humans in your paintings. This location is also famous for pine forests, beautiful fall foliage and splendid snowscapes. Here, Common Herons build nests in tall trees, and breed from April through July. In ancient times, it was famous for its three mountains and two rivers. Gimcheon is a city in North Gyeongsang Province (South Korea). …Read More »
Western-style movement in early 20th-century Japanese painting. In Japan, when the father of modern Western-style painting died in 1924, he bequeathed a portion of his estate, for the furtherment of art. In 1928, with this bequest was formed the Kuroda Memorial Hall. In recognition of his artistic achievements, exhibits of Oil paintings, sketches and similar works donated by his family …Read More »
A GIFT, ONLY IMPROVED WITH PRACTICE – Albert Namatjira / The extraordinary life of aborigenal painter.
First Australian Aboriginal artist to receive acclaim from the white community. With a cultural heritage going back 50,000 years, before European settlement there were almost 600 different Aboriginal nations within Australia. He it is remembered as an artist whose treatment highlighted the inequalities of Australian society. In both the indigenous and European communities, his Western style has earned him detractors. …Read More »
Travelling abroad with many influences, playing in his own works. His works are included in many collections (such as the Tate Gallery in London, the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh, and the Art Institute of Chicago). His first solo show was at the Leicester Galleries in 1929. He had showed with the English Surrealists later in the 1930s. He …Read More »
Fun and disconcerting, fascinating reflections of life in China today. Cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Beijing? Dragon Escalator, the world’s longest outdoor escalator (takes visitors to the top of China’s largest dam), shaped like a dragon. Something unforgettable? The 798 district, a mixture of museums, shops, and cafes (events and openings frequently). Dongyue Temple? It shares the …Read More »
When seeking beauty, is the last chance for human beings. Top art galleries you cannot miss in Beijing? With roofs adorned with gold glazed tiles, the National Art Museum of China (with a collection of over 100,000 pieces of art) waiting for you. The opposite? The Today Art Museum, features contemporary art (its collection includes also works by Chinese artists). …Read More »
An irrepressible analytical mind that compelled him to many different art traditions. He did not have the support of his family, but the trust he had in his own passion, turned him into one of the most celebrated Indian painters of the 20th Century. Today, critics consider his paintings among India’s most important modern paintings. That pioneer of modern Indian …Read More »
When paintings reflect the continuity and visual connections between past and present. Our journey into California creativity, today brings us to Mesa (on the border with Arizona), to learn about art through paintings. Located in the named Maricopa County, it is a city filled with museums and hiking opportunities (do not forget its delicious food and drink). You will have …Read More »