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Fake painting created by Xiamen art firm dupes visitors at UK gallery

A woman looks at an original painting by Jean-Honore Fragonard titled ‘Young Woman’ (left) and a replica ordered from China by the gallery at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, April 29, 2015.   The results are in of a battle that pitted London’s culture vultures against a Chinese workshop churning out replicas of the world’s most famous paintings, revealing a clear victory for the cut-price masters. For nearly three months, visitors to London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery have pored over 270 paintings in its permanent collection,

Where to buy art supplies in Xiamen

  Whether you are a student, designer, artist, or an art lover, these are the places to get all the art supplies you need for the task at hand. WOX has provided a list of art supplies stores in Xiamen for your reference.   1. Huada Art Materials (华达美术用品)   1) Hexiang Store Address: No. 267-11, Fanrong Guangchang, Hexiang Xi Road, Xiamen /厦门市禾祥西路繁荣广场267-11号 Tel: 0592-2234952 Fax: 0592-2231763    Opening hours: 09:00-20:00   2) Shangli Store Address: Shop 102, No.508, Long hu

Artists' heaven - Haicang Oil Painting Village

Xiamen has a strong industry advantage in commercial oil painting. The city has two main manufacturing bases - Wushipu Oil Painting Village and Haicang Oil Painting Village.   Wushipu Oil Painting Village, located in Huli District, has been named as "the second of the world oil painting industry base" and "the second batch of national cultural (art) industry base" by the China artist association and the culture property department of Culture Ministry.   As another main manufacturing base of oil painting, Xiamen Haicang Oil Painting Village