“Chinese Picassos” in Shanghai – CRIEnglish

 Mmsource Images 2006 12 21 Shpainterlife1221From CRIEnglish:

Shanghai‘s suburban Jinshan District, known as “Chinese Picassos,” are famous for their paintings of colorful scenes of country life, and the government is schooling them and setting up a website so they can turn out art to order.

In the old Zhonghong Village of suburban Jinshan District, away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, people still enjoy a peaceful life and are in the habit of painting their joy and happiness on rice paper….[Full Text]

December 21, 2006 2:28 PM
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