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Art Gallery of Bada Shanren

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The Art Gallery of Bada Shanren is in a southern suburb of Nanchang. This gallery was once a Daoist temple called Qingyunpu and legend says that 2,500 years ago Qiao, son of Emperor Ling of the Zhou dynasty came here to look for a way to make pills that would make him undying. The temple is named after Zhu Da, also known as Bada Shanren, a well-known painter who specialized in free hand brush painting and was a successor of the first emperor of the Ming dynasty.
The painter moved here with his younger brother Zhu Qiuyue and they lived in isolation for a number of years. Zhu Da had great manipulate on the famous eight painters of Yangzhou who were nicknamed the light Eccentrics of Yangzhou. Also works of Zhu and others can be found here.
The Art Gallery of Bada Shanren is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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