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How Safe Is Your Work In The Gallery?

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Imagine a tornado making its way across the landscape, an earthquake terrorizing Los Angeles or a bomb blast, car crash – all these scenarios are risks that every individual faces in his or her daily life but the chances of them happening are really low. However, to an artist there is an added danger of…


Landscape Painting Two Divisions

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Landscape art or painting is quite simply put the depiction of a natural scenery where the main subject is nature in a wide view. Now, the work can be extremely detailed or simply focused on specific elements. There are actually only two main traditional landscape painting schools. One is the western school most notable with…


Dutch Culture

Posted by in Dutch Trivia
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Dutch people belong to the beautiful country of Netherlands, and their culture has been a pinnacle of liberalism and tolerance since the medieval era. Not only have their peace-loving culture and harmonious traditions been hailed in Europe, but they have also left a mark in other parts of the world. Of course, the Era of…


Pinnacle of Chinese Art

Posted by in Chinese Trivia
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Now if you have studied Chinese Art History, you must definitely be familiar with the works of Xie He. This iconic 5th century Chinese Artist/Writer/Historian/Poet went on to produce a series of paintings that would be hailed as the glorious triumph of Chinese Creativity in times to come. He postulated the following elements of defining…


In-Sights For Art History Enthusiasts

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The most popular ancient Chinese Schools of Painting were:- Painting School of Jiangxia Early Zhejiang School of Painting Late Zhejiang School of Painting Wulin School of Art Silk and paper were the most popular bases used for paintings in China, and ornate wall hangings, hand scrolls and wall scrolls are still well-preserved in large numbers…


Art And Art Forms In Early China

Posted by in Chinese Trivia
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The evolution of Chinese Music and Chinese Art Forms happened side by side. Before various dynasties started promoting and patronizing Art, the most prominent display of Artwork among the ancient Chinese people could be seen in their exquisite pieces of porcelain pottery. Very soon, different specialized styles of painting emerged and it was noted by…


Music in Chinese Culture

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Music has always held a prominent position in Chinese Culture, wherein the beginning was made right from the ancient times. Historians have found that musical notes started being recorded from the time when Confucius propounded his philosophy, and ever since then, there have been variations of folk music in different regions and time periods of…


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