History of Ancient Painting

ancient greek vase art

Paintings tells stories. It tells stories about what inspires us, what saddens us, what we’ve lost, what our society is like, and even who we are as individuals. This form of art is able to capture complex and inexplicable parts of us and it has done so for thousands of years. But where did our […]

History of Bonsai Trees

bonsai tree

Long ago, deep within the mountains of China, the first ‘dwarfed’ trees were discovered. Those who found them were fascinated by the unique aged and gnarled appearance. At the time, Taoists believed that miniaturized recreations of nature were sacred and endowed with a magical energy. The Chinese began to develop pruning and binding techniques to […]