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“Puzzle Ball Theater” Architects Pays Homage to 19th-Century Chinese Puzzle Balls

London-based Steven Chilton Architects (SCA) has designed this stunning theater as entry for a competition. SCA takes its inspiration from ancient Chinese ivory puzzle balls, intricately carved artifacts made of concentric spheres carved from a single piece of ivory. Each sphere,  freely rotating, has open carving, and to … Continue reading

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The Emotion and The Interest of Chinese

“This time, we do design base on pattern behind the Renminbi(Chinese money). Based in the 2015 New Year’s Eve to make mobile html5, doing promotional event for the Wechat Red Envelope(微信红包).” wang 2mu Art Director / Animation : @Wang2mu Designer :@Wang2mu … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing Illustrations by Corinne Reid

Wild Dog – Based on the story “Wild dog” From the book “Strange tales from a Chinese Studio” Corinne Reid is a talented artist from America. Her gorgeous illustrations are a perfect combination of texture and colors, almost mesmerizing. Website / Facebook / Deviantart / Tumblr / Store / Prints … Continue reading

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Mummy Found Hiding Inside Ancient Buddha Statue

During routine restoration, researchers discovered a surprise hidden in an ancient gold-painted Chinese Buddha statue: a mummy hidden inside. The mummy was once the Buddhist monk Liuquan, according to text found with the statue. Researchers then used radioactive isotopes of … Continue reading

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Everything Illuminates by Jiang Pengyi

Chinese artist Jiang Pengyi presents at the Blindspot Gallery (Central) his latest series Everything Illuminates. By mixing liquid wax and fluorescent powder onto objects Pengyi shows a surreal glimpse of ordinary objects to create surreal artworks. Blindspot Gallery via [MyModernMet]

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Poem of the Day: The Ballad of Mulan – Anonymous (c.5 A.D.) form Yuefu

Tsiek tsiek and again tsiek tsiek, Mu-lan weaves, facing the door. You don’t hear the shuttle’s sound, You only hear Daughter’s sighs. They ask Daughter who’s in her heart, They ask Daughter who’s on her mind. “No one is on … Continue reading

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