Tag Archives: Chinese

Crossing Borders: The Multi-Cultural Art Of Victo Ngai

Victo Ngai, whose given Chinese name is Ngai Chuen Ching, was born and raised in Hong Kong and currently lives and works in New York City. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and her published … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Mystical

Seeing the massive Tian Tan Buddha at Hong Kong’s Lantau Island shrouded in fog made an already mystical experience even more mystical. For more mystical sightings, check out Ailsa’s Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack!

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Photo Essay: 2012 Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival

The annual Autumn Moon Festival was held in San Francisco’s Chinatown last weekend, and I went in with camera blazing. Like the neighborhood itself, the festival is one of the city’s more eclectic street fairs; think Chinatown on steroids. I … Continue reading

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Between Self and Object: The Waterfall Art of Liu Baomin

And now for something completely different … Artist Liu Baomin lives and works in Beijing, China. He is known for painting unique large scale portraits in which his subjects are depicted in an abstracted way, looking as if they are … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Red

Seeing plenty of red in these pipe works found at the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. For more red, check out Ailsa’s weekly Travel Theme at Where’s My Backpack.

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Complicated Stories: The Oppressive Anima Art of Hsiao-Ron Cheng

Hsiao-Ron Cheng is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Taipei, Taiwan who works with a variety of media that includes pencil, oils, and digital, and this to-and-fro between art forms adds to the confusion of her art. From simple, … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Silhouette

It’s back to Hong Kong’s Lantau Island and the shrine of the Big Buddha for this week’s Travel Theme. These stone deities are silhouetted against the afternoon backlight on a foggy day.

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