Parisian Nostalgia, a Collection of Sanyu in TP History Museum

常玉画展 雅岚文艺

As one of Chinese painters who traveled to France to study art in the early years of the ROC, Sanyu wasn’t lucky enough to become famous like Xu Beihong, Pan Yuliang. He painted a lot, but his few solo exhibitions failed to gain attention in the 20th century. After living in Paris for long time, he wouldn’t return to China, spending the last years of his life in hardship and loneliness. It was until the 1990’s that his works began to gain popularity from Taiwan to the world. Since 1991, tens of his paintings were sold for over 10 million dollars in international auction houses. In 2011, Sanyu’s “ Five Nude ” were sold for 128 million HK dollars at the Ravenel (HK)……

Feast of Art, Exhibition of Musée d’Orsay in Taipei (Photos)

台北故宫 雅岚文艺博客

Located on the left bank of the Seine River, Musée d’Orsay is one of the classic French museums, looking into the Louvre on the right bank, as a shining pearl attracts numerous fans to enjoy its famous artworks spanning the 19th century.
Originally designed as a modern railway station in Paris, Musée d’Orsay was reconstructed as an art museum in 1986, holding mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, as well ….

A New Name, a Fresh Blog Start ( Photos )

雅岚 yalanlife.net

Alas, sometimes life is full of bad surprises !

After seven years’ hard work on my blog, I got the message from the host provider that the old space had been updated, and of course it required more money for the service. OMG! Just two weeks before renewing my domain name & space! Are you kidding