Wang Yani – Chinese child prodigy

Wang Yani – Chinese child prodigy

Wang Yani is a Chinese artist who began painting at the age of two. Her work was exhibited in China when she was four, appeared on a postage stamp when she was eight, and was shown in a solo exhibition at a museum in London when she was fourteen. After that, her work showed up at galleries in the US and Germany. Monkeys, baboons and cats were her favorite subjects to paint, and one of her first paintings -- created when she was three years old -- was simply titled … [Read more...]

Akiane – child prodigy

Akiane – child prodigy

 An internationally recognized prodigy, considered the youngest binary prodigy of both realistic art and poetry in recorded history. “Faces are more meaningful to me than anything else, you cannot live without seeing and touching them.” -Akiane Born underwater at home, on July 9, 1994, in Mount Morris, Illinois, to the atheistic stay-at-home Lithuanian homemaker mother, and an American father, chef and dietary manager. Lived in Illinois, Missouri, Colorado and Idaho, … [Read more...]

Nicholas Roerich: artist, mystic, visionary, explorer, promoter of peace

Nicholas Roerich: artist, mystic, visionary, explorer, promoter of peace

Nicholas Roerich (October 9, 1874 – December 13, 1947) was a Russian born artist who became interested in Eastern spirituality after being introduced to the Theosophical teachings of H.P. Blavatsky. He and his wife, Helena, explored India, Ladakh, Nepal, Tibet, China and Mongolia, finally settling in the foothills of the Himalayas. They founded the Urusvati Institute in Naggar, India in order to study Asian cultures and research the medicinal properties of herbs. From … [Read more...]