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.