Wang Wei- Man of Many Trades

  Living within the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Wang was a famous figure in literature and the arts. He is known to have composed over 300 poems throughout his life, which were collected and published through General Wang’s Anthology. His brother…

Grand Canal and Wang Wei's paintings

Map of Grand Canal under Sui and Tang Dynasties

Tang Poetry

Tang poetry is written during the Tang dynasty (600 – 900 CE). This is known as the golden age of Chinese poetry. The Quan Tang Shi (complete tang poems) includes more than 48,900 poems written by over 2,200 authors. Among…

Li Bo (or Li Bai) was one of the most famous poets of the Tang Dynasty. He was from a poor family but would travel from city to city and write poetry hoping to gain the attention of the royal…

Du Fu was a highly prominent and celebrated poet of the Tang dynasty in China. He is known by a numerous amount of literary pundits to be one of the best poets during this time. He is acknowledged for his…

The Tang Dynasty

The Tang Dynasty is often referred to as the Golden Age of Chinese culture. During the Tang Dynasty, there were many political, social, and technological advancements. One of the most notable technological advancements was woodblock printing. Woodblock printing allowed writers…

Mixed Media Brooklyn Gallery

I have been to many of the frequented galleries in Manhattan but decided to venture out into my new found neighborhood. One of the beautiful things about New York is its never ending array of art galleries, exhibitions and museums….

The Fearless Girl

In New York City, there are many sculptures and statues with significant and hidden meanings. The statue that I chose was the fearless girl because she is a symbol for women and girls all throughout the world. The form and…

The Peak Project

I went to MoMA and finally saw a painting I think is special to me on 3rd Floors of the museum. This painting called The Peak Project, and the artist is Zaha Hadid. In my first impression to look at…

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