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English poetry has been in existence for at least 1,400 years. This tradition continues alive and well at The Society of Classical Poets like nowhere else. Today, poetry is everywhere. It is in the songs on...

Stone Roberts: An Eye for Light and Detail

NEW YORK—As a fine arts painter, Stone Roberts had all the right conditions growing up, including severe myopia as a child. This may seem ironic, but it makes sense given that a hallmark of Robert’s...

Living Master: Jeremy Lipking

By Michael Zakian In a remarkably short period of time, Jeremy Lipking has emerged as one of the country’s premier realist artists. His talent, which rivals that of the late 19th century painterly...

Flash Point for New Renaissance

By Evan Mantyk NEW YORK—A new vigor for classical arts, like another Renaissance, was in the air at the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, in Manhattan, where the lifelike sculptures of Sabin...

Coming of Falun Holy King

"Coming of Falun Holy King" Oil on Canvas (42 x 156 inches) 2007, Kunlun Zhang, Xiaoping Chen. From the pinnacle of the cosmos descends the Holy Falun (“Law Wheel”) King. His radiant presence brims here...

Refreshing Realism: Shaun Downey

"Shaun Downey strives to breathe fresh life into realist painting by combining classical ideals within the context of his own life and surroundings. His paintings have elements of decades past, but are firmly...

The Red Dragon Slayer

In the picture above, a Chinese citizen writes the words "Tui Dang" (literally "Quit Party") signifying his resignation from the Chinese Communist Party. Since the publishing of the “Nine Commentaries on the...

New Works of Classic Byzantine Iconography

By Tim Gebhart In a little studio in Madison, Wis., Drazen Dupor carries on a tradition that flourished in the sixth century—the art of Byzantine iconography. The techniques of Byzantine iconography...

The Life-changing Art of Li Jinyu

Li Jinyu is an artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Her paintings are strongly influenced by her practice of Falun Gong. According to Faluninfo.net: “Falun Gong is a traditional Chinese spiritual...