An integral part of Chinese literati culture for thousands of years, the skills and styles of ink painting have remained largely unchanged. That was until the last century, when contemporary artists began elevating the style beyond its traditional origins, incorporating new mediums and concepts that make the paintings applicable to a modern context.
In this “city of coffee,” let’s celebrate Shenzhen’s bustling and vibrant coffee scene at the Third Shenzhen Futian Coffee Life Consumption Festival. Over 180 coffee brands will gather at the festival’s main venue outside One Avenue shopping mall where you can also learn making drip coffee from professional baristas.
An interactive digital platform called the "Digital Library Cave" has been launched, featuring a virtual duplication of the Library Cave in Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Dunhuang, employing digital technology to revive the relics for the benefit of both researchers and the general public.
Two contrasting exhibitions — one is masculine and easy-going, the other is tranquil and elegant — have recently opened at the Pingshan Art Museum. Li Liao's "The Wife Went to Start a Business" and Yan Shanchun's "Fuchun" are the sixth and seventh exhibitions in the art museum's "Shenzhen Contemporary Artists Series."
Inspiration can strike in some unlikely places and your ordinary rug can be an unconventional canvas for spectacular graphic design. Eighty outstanding architects, designers and artists from around the world demonstrate this in a new exhibition at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center (SWCAC).
Artworks by Italian artist Enzo Cucchi are on display at the "Castagna" exhibition at the Mangrove Gallery.