Life Is Tough, But Keep Going: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Life Is Tough, But Keep Going: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Just go to the beach, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

Chinese Hairdresser Uses Clients’ Hair Trimmings To Create Amazing Hair Paintings

Chinese Hairdresser Uses Clients’ Hair Trimmings To Create Amazing Hair Paintings

Looking at the artworks bellow, you could swear they the charcoal drawings of a talented artist, but they’re actually not drawings at all, but hair paintings, and they’re hand-made not by an artist, but a skilled hairdresser. Continue reading »

Outstanding Urban Landscapes Of China By The Daredevil Photographer Hym Chu

Outstanding Urban Landscapes Of China By The Daredevil Photographer Hym Chu

Spectacular urban shots by Hym Chu, a talented self-taught photographer, Instagrammer, and street explorer from Guangzhou, China. Hym focuses on architecture, urban, landscape, and rooftop photography. He shoots futuristic and cyberpunk urban landscapes. Continue reading »

This Cave-Like Art Gallery Has Been Built Inside A Sand Dune

This Cave-Like Art Gallery Has Been Built Inside A Sand Dune

A network of subterranean concrete galleries forms the UCCA Dune Art Museum, which Beijing-based OPEN Architecture has completed in Qinhuangdao, China. The building, which took three years to complete, is carved into a dune on a beach in the coastal city in northeast China. Continue reading »

Foreigner Living In China Documents Their Funny Shirts

Foreigner Living In China Documents Their Funny Shirts

Shuang has been living in China for quite some time and in her Instagram account she provides cultural context for why things in China happen the way they do. Since her Instagram is not exclusively about fashion, we put together this gallery to show the funniest and most absurd outfit choices she has encountered. Continue reading »

Photographer Celine Liu Photoshops Herself In Images Of Celebrities Found On The Internet

Photographer Celine Liu Photoshops Herself In Images Of Celebrities Found On The Internet

Celine Liu – is a female Chinese photographer who graduated from the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University. In her series “I’m everywhere” started in 2002, she challenges our global cultural landscape by literally integrating herself in iconic portraits in the history of photography. Moving beyond time and space, Liu is portrayed next to famous figures in history, such as Pablo Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, Mao Zedong, Marilyn Monroe, and Andy Warhol. Continue reading »

People Are Cracking Up At This Barber Who Shaved A Triangle On Client’s Head After Being Shown A Paused Video

People Are Cracking Up At This Barber Who Shaved A Triangle On Client’s Head After Being Shown A Paused Video
天秀bot

An unidentified man from China is probably writing a really shi**y review for a hair salon he has recently walked out of. First in Chinese media, now all over the internet, photos of the play button haircut are going viral. Continue reading »

Colossal Snow And Ice Sculptures Of The 2019 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo

Colossal Snow And Ice Sculptures Of The 2019 Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo
Tao Zhang/Getty Images

As the birthplace of China’s ice and snow sculpture art and the first of its kind in China, Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo is an important part of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival as well as one of the hottest attractions of Harbin tour. Charactered by a long exhibition period (60-70 days), high quality, new content, large scale and a lot of entertaiment, the expo is also known as “The world’s largest ice and snow carnival”. Continue reading »

A Stunning Sculptural Outdoor Pavilion For A New Property Development In China

A Stunning Sculptural Outdoor Pavilion For A New Property Development In China

Marc Fornes & The Very Many designed a large-scale sculptural outdoor pavilion on the elevated plaza of the Suzhou Center in China, as part of the Jinji Lake Biennial. Named ‘Boolean Operator’, the installation has been crafted from white aluminum, with the design featuring a ‘porous shell’, that casts a delicate shadow. The installation is made from 1,673 stripes (CNC cut), with 20 spheroids, 21 flairs, and 26 structural nodes. Continue reading »

An Aerial View Of The 90-Meter-Long Puffer Fish Tower In East China

An Aerial View Of The 90-Meter-Long Puffer Fish Tower In East China

Glittering in the sunlight, the giant golden puffer fish tower has become a local landmark in Zhenjiang, east China’s Jiangsu Province. This giant tower was built to enhance awareness and protect the ecological resources in the Yangtze River Basin. Continue reading »

Photographer Yu Captures Weird And Majestic Architecture Of China

Photographer Yu Captures Weird And Majestic Architecture Of China

Outstanding and scary looking architecture shots by Yu a.k.a. 5.12, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and urban explorer from Guangzhou, China. Yo focuses on cityscape and architecture photography. He shoots also a lot of urban, street and portrait photography. Continue reading »

The Unexpected Beauty Of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

The Unexpected Beauty Of China's Bicycle Graveyards
Feature China/Barcroft Images

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on an enormous scale.

Here: An aerial view of the rental bikes detained by the local urban administration authority of Luyang district in Hefei. Given that the shared bikes have several users a day – some of them inexperienced riders who swerve into traffic – they are often damaged, vandalised, or abandoned Continue reading »

China’s Bike-Sharing Graveyards

China's Bike-Sharing Graveyards
Bicycles of various bike-sharing services are seen at an urban village in smog during a polluted day in Shanghai, 2017. Rapid expansion of shared bicycle companies across China has led to massive piles of abandoned bikes as supply outstrips demand. (Photo by Aly Song/Reuters) Continue reading »

Magical Photos Of China Taken By The US Photographer Tristan Zhou

Magical Photos Of China Taken By The US Photographer Tristan Zhou

Tristan Zhou is a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, filmmaker and art director currently based in downtown Seattle, Washington, USA. Tristan shoots amazing urban, rooftop, lifestyle and aerial photography. He recently visited China and shared some amazing photos of the most beautiful country on earth. Continue reading »

Photos Of The New Colossal Futuristic Library In China With 1.2 Million Books

Photos Of The New Colossal Futuristic Library In China With 1.2 Million Books
Ossip van Duivenbode

China recently opened a new futuristic library that contains a staggering 1.2 million books. If you enjoy architectural photography, Dutch photographer Ossip van Duivenbode‘s images of the library will be a feast for your eyes. Continue reading »

Welders In China Cover Up Despite Summer Heat

Welders In China Cover Up Despite Summer Heat

Welder Xie Wentao wears a protective mask and gloves in Jinan, East China’s Shandong province. The 42-year-old and his colleagues build reinforcement cages, part of a building’s foundation. Continue reading »

Abandoned Sharing-Bikes Create ‘Graveyards’ In China

Abandoned Sharing-Bikes Create 'Graveyards' In China

Approximately 23,000 ride-share bicycles have been rounded up and hauled to 16 temporary parking lots by urban management authorities in East China’s Hangzhou city. Bicycles are taken away due to disorderly parking reported by locals. Bicycle-sharing companies are reluctant to claim them, fearing a fine. Continue reading »

China’s Famous ‘Face-Kini’ Gets Porcelain-Inspired Facelift

China's Famous 'Face-Kini' Gets Porcelain-Inspired Facelift

Face masks for the beach known as face-kinis have become a curious fashion item in China in recent years. On Wednesday, models showed off the latest designs at a product launch on the sands of Qingdao, the eastern Chinese city where they were first popularized. Continue reading »

A Night Stroll Along The Milky Way In Central China Inspired By Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night

A Night Stroll Along The Milky Way In Central China Inspired By Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night

An eye-catching tourist attraction in Zhengzhou City in central China’s Henan Province is lighting up the night – a walking path which has been laid with glowing pebbles. Continue reading »

Massive Unused Chicken Cages Torn Down In Eastern China

Massive Unused Chicken Cages Torn Down In Eastern China

Looking from above, one can never tell that these colorful rows in Jinan, capital of east China’s Shandong Province, featuring flower and fish patterns as well as Chinese characters are actually thousands of deserted battery cages. Continue reading »

Granny’s Old China Just Got Really Cool!

Granny’s Old China Just Got Really Cool!

Dirty Lola is a shop created by Miss Scarlett, a full-time professional illustrator, who has spent time working for some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, including Dior, Christian Lacroix and John Galliano. Primarily specialising in vintage ornate dishware, sourced by Miss Scarlett herself and updated with her hand-painted pop icons. Running between $29.99 to $75 bucks, these would make the perfect table accessories to any Mad Hatter’s tea party. Continue reading »

The Oddest Subway Station In China

The Oddest Subway Station In China

Chinese netizens have dubbed Caojiawan subway station on Line 6 of the Chongqing Metro as the “oddest station.”
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A French Photographer Finds Pink Magic In The Streets Of China

A French Photographer Finds Pink Magic In The Streets Of China

French photographer Marilyn Mugot longs for dépaysement. The word doesn’t have a direct English translation; some dictionaries define it as “disorientation” or “a change in scenery,” but the artist describes it simply as “this feeling of being far away from home.” And she found it in China. Mugot shoots after dark because the light is “untamable.” When the moon comes up, she’s free and unbridled to wander the streets of cities she doesn’t know. Sunset is a riddle she can’t solve, especially in unfamiliar terrain like Chongqing and Guilin. Continue reading »

600-Year-Old Buddha Emerges From The Lake In China

600-Year-Old Buddha Emerges From The Lake In China

A 600-year-old Buddha statue has emerged from the Hongmen Reservoir when 30 feet (10 m) of water was drained because of the nearby hydropower gate renovation. Archeologists think that this 12.5 feet (3.8 meters) tall statue could date back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Continue reading »

Stewardess Skill Training In China

Stewardess Skill Training In China
Li Bo/Xinhua/Barcroft Images

Students attend a stewardess skill training for the upcoming 2017 entrance examination for art majors in colleges in Luoyang, central China’s Henan Province. These photos portray the bizarre range of skills Chinese air hostesses require before they take to the skies. Continue reading »