Art has long been the refuge of humanity’s highest ideals, a place where hope and inspiration could leave their fingerprints in the world.
In the essays and stories below you will find insight into the reason the artists of this unique exhibition strive for masterful technique, how art can change the world, and get to know better two of these courageous artists. You can also read of the stories behind a handful of the works featured in this exhibition.
Art once had a standard, a quality of beauty and inspiration that was the hallmark of the great masters.
Sometimes an injustice is too distant to care about, or too familiar to see clearly. Sometimes direct words are not enough to touch the human heart and must be crafted expertly to make old injustices matter anew. This is the power of art.
Professor Zhang Kunlun is one of China’s most accomplished sculptors. Zhang Cui Ying did not always have to suffer for her art.
The Zhen Shan Ren International Art Exhibition is built on a several themes. One of them cultivation, the ancient idea that a person can improve themselves by seeking inside themselves and refining their character…