China

Impasto Layers Blur Portraits and Landscapes in Li Songsong’s Fragmented Oil Paintings

 Art #China #impasto #memory #oil painting #painting #portraits November 11, 2021 Grace Ebert “I Am What I Am” (2020), 120 x 100 centimeters. All images © Li Songsong, shared with permission Chinese artist Li Songsong (previously) obscures portraits and wider landscapes with thick dabs of oil paint. His textured, impasto works are based on …

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A Mirrored Ceiling and Gleaming Tile Floor Turn This Chinese Bookstore into an Immersive M.C. Escher-Style Illusion

 Design #architecture #books #China #mirrors May 4, 2021 Grace Ebert All images via X+Living X+Living is known for its deceptively designed Zhongshuge bookstores that mimic M.C. Escher woodcuts and trippy infinite spaces. The latest iteration is this dreamy location in Chengdu featuring bold archways, a reflective tile floor that makes the display tables appear …

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