Tag Results for: Beijing  Found: 9 Results

Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Painting on large canvases with bright colors, Zhang Jianlong’s work focuses on the spiritual exuberance of childhood.  By depicting the pleasure that is experienced by engaging in traditional folk arts such as paper cutting and shadow puppets, Zhang sees hope ...

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Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Zhang Jianlong paints images of energetic, engaged individuals. His figures convey an instinctive pleasure that is often experienced in youth.  He explains, “My paintings express a character of innocence and freedom.” However, these are not simply paintings about joy.  Rather, ...

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Painting: Zhang Jianlong – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Chinavine

Zhang Jianlong really loves to paint. In fact, he says he can’t live without painting and has never done anything else for a living. Born in Northwestern China, the artist now lives and works in Song Zhuang’s artist village on ...

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Second Hand Rose 二手玫瑰 (摇滚乐队) – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Dec 3, 2012 by jfenn

In tandem with other rock bands based in China, such as Tang Dynasty (Wong, C. 2011), Second Hand Rose has woven aspects of Chinese cultural heritage into the sonic fabric of their art. The female costuming that Liang Long has ...

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Second Hand Rose 二手玫瑰 (摇滚乐队) – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Dec 3, 2012 by jfenn

From its earliest manifestation, Second Hand Rose has embraced a visual aesthetic that involves costuming akin to Western glam rock bands dating from the 1970s and 1980s. Liang drew much attention to the band early on by wearing women’s clothing ...

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Second Hand Rose 二手玫瑰 (摇滚乐队) – Band Aspirations Beijing Province Posted Dec 3, 2012 by jfenn

Toward the end of our visit, we asked the band members what their goals were for Second Hand Rose, and specifically we asked them what the most important thing visitors to ChinaVine should learn about the band. The answer, provided ...

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Second Hand Rose 二手玫瑰 (摇滚乐队) – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Dec 3, 2012 by jfenn

Formed in 1999 by Liang Long in his home town of Harbin (Heilongjiang province NE China), the band Second Hand Rose represents a dynamic mix of Chinese musical and cultural heritage with transnational rock music traditions. Liang moved to Beijing ...

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Second Hand Rose 二手玫瑰 (摇滚乐队) – Workshop Beijing Province Posted Dec 3, 2012 by jfenn

In 2009, the ChinaVine team visited Second Hand Rose in their rehearsal studio beneath a parking garage within Beijing’s Second Ring Road. Part of a small complex of soundproof rooms, the band’s space was set up to allow them to ...

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Beijing Hutongs – Dencao Hutong Gallery Beijing Province Posted Oct 2, 2012 by Chinavine

Below are some images from the Dencao Hutong in Beijing, where the Chinavine team often stays when visiting the city:

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