In this episode of "Art Is So Easy," we meet artist Liu Yong and his eight-foot painting "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple."
Liu Yong's eight-foot painting depicts a lively scene during the Lantern Festival in Wanhua.
Liu Yong further explains the intricacies of his painting, "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple."
Taiwanese opera and the Longshan Temple are early symbols of Taiwanese culture.
Liu Yong's "Lantern Festival at Longshan Temple" tells a multitude of stories simultaneously.
It's the people that make history.
Yi Gong Zi introduces the "Heart Sutra."
This video tells the story of Siddhārtha Gautama, the founder of Buddhism.
Siddhārtha Gautama's student, the "Most Venerable Ānanda," came up with the first batch of Buddhist scriptures.
Among the different versions of the "Heart Sutra," by far the most popular one is the version by Xuan Zang.
In contrast to what was portrayed in the "Journey to the West," Master Xuan Zang's journey was, in fact, long and lonely.
The "Heart Sutra" is written in ancient language and contains passages that are difficult for the average reader to understand.
This video examines four famous characters from the "Heart Sutra": "Se Ji Shi Kong."
The "Heart Sutra" encourages one to embrace and adapt to change.
The "Heart Sutra" helps impart a Buddhist world outlook and methodology.
The "Heart Sutra" gives you the tools to face the challenges that life brings.
Which emperor could possibly restrain the "Eastern Heretic," Huang Yaoshi and "Western Venom," Ouyang Feng, as well as a host of other strange-looking fellows from the same era?
Song Huizong was the Chinese emperor with the best taste of them all.
Song Huizong had greater ambitions with his self-created font, "Slender Gold."
Song Huizong assigned very challenging subjects to his painters.
Song Huizong had an uncanny way of making the invisible visible.
The complexity underlying the simplicity of Song Huizong's art is especially evident in the Ru porcelain of his time.
We may not be able to live as extravagantly as the emperors before us, but we can still afford to live life with a bit of elegance.
The story of the entire modern city of Shanghai began with the Bund.