Dafen - city of artists in China

In China, you can see that hang in hotel rooms the same picture painted in oil. And in China, you can purchase a copy of "Starry Night" and "Mona Lisa" at the price of Kindle. If you think you have a reproduction oil paintings - it is a cottage industry, you're almost right: it's a whole industry based in one village.

1. And the name of this village - Dafen.

2. Founded in the mid-90s businessman and twenty artists, Dafen village is now home to 5,000 artists who produce about five million paintings a year.

3. It is more than half of all oil paintings produced in the world.

4. While the picture is, of course, can be ordered online, the cheapest way - to go to Dafen.


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