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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
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!
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
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
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.
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
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.
Just when you think fashion can’t get any wackier, along comes the Facekini. Apparently now all the rage with beach goers in China, the Facekini is ostensibly worn to protect the wearer’s face from the harsh rays of the sun. … Continue reading
In my visit to see the Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha) at Lantau Island near Hong Kong, he was shrouded in fog, which made this San Franciscan feel right at home, and made the whole scene a lot more spiritual.
San Francisco has its share of cool public art, like this lovely wall mural in Chinatown … … or “Silly Pink Bunny” at Laguna and Haight.