Okay, I admit it, I have a predilection for terrifying creatures whose sole job is to frighten away demons and evil spirits. These two tomb guardian beasts (or zhenmushou for those of us who try to learn these terms...not that we always succeed in remembering them...) are typical in form but pretty rare in terms … Continue reading Unearthed treasures
These new cemeteries with flat grave markers and clumps of flowers real and fake just don't do it for me. Give me broken off columns, urns draped with a cloth perpetually sliding off its shoulders, sweet little cherubs forever smiling down on us mortals. Yes, there are artists working in ceramics and metal who are … Continue reading A DYING ART?