01 September, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 5, 1435

Refined Impressions

Artistic impressions from Venezuela, UK, Sri Lanka and China. - Photo by Agencies

US Matt Gone poses before the opening of the Expo tattoo Venezuela 2013 in Caracas. ? AFP Photo
US Matt Gone poses before the opening of the Expo tattoo Venezuela 2013 in Caracas. ? AFP Photo
A woman looks at portraits of Britain's King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, displayed together for the first time in nearly 500 years, at the National Portrait Gallery, central London. Discovered in Lambeth Palace, the portrait of Catherine of Aragon had been painted over with a picture of the King's last wife Catherine Parr but experts suspected that there may be more to the picture due to similarities with other known paintings of Catherine of Aragon.  ? AFP Photo
A woman looks at portraits of Britain's King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, displayed together for the first time in nearly 500 years, at the National Portrait Gallery, central London. Discovered in Lambeth Palace, the portrait of Catherine of Aragon had been painted over with a picture of the King's last wife Catherine Parr but experts suspected that there may be more to the picture due to similarities with other known paintings of Catherine of Aragon. ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan artist hangs artwork at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. The annual one-day event is aimed at helping artists sell their paintings in a country where there are only a few galleries where artists can exhibit their work.  ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan artist hangs artwork at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. The annual one-day event is aimed at helping artists sell their paintings in a country where there are only a few galleries where artists can exhibit their work. ? AFP Photo
A man walks past an oil painting titled 'My Mother' by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang from his "Amnesia and Memory Series", during the Beijing Voice exhibition at Pace Beijing Gallery in Beijing's 798 art zone.  Zhang is a 54-year-old painter who has been crowned with many titles, such as "Chinese contemporary art icon" and "China's most expensive living painter". Since the start of his very successful Bloodline - Big Family series in the mid-1990s, Zhang has witnessed and experienced a particular history of China,
A man walks past an oil painting titled 'My Mother' by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang from his "Amnesia and Memory Series", during the Beijing Voice exhibition at Pace Beijing Gallery in Beijing's 798 art zone. Zhang is a 54-year-old painter who has been crowned with many titles, such as "Chinese contemporary art icon" and "China's most expensive living painter". Since the start of his very successful Bloodline - Big Family series in the mid-1990s, Zhang has witnessed and experienced a particular history of China,
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo  ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo  ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo  ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks a painting at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo ? AFP Photo
An oil painting titled 'Boy No. 2, 2012' by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang . ? Reuters Photo
An oil painting titled 'Boy No. 2, 2012' by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang . ? Reuters Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks past paintings at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan woman walks past paintings at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan artist hangs artwork at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. ? AFP Photo
A Sri Lankan artist hangs artwork at the annual painting exhibition known as 'Kala Pola' in Colombo. ? AFP Photo
Matt Gone who is known as The Checkered Man poses for a photo at the 3rd annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas, Venezuela.  As many as 300 tattoo artists from a variety of countries are expected to attend the 4-day event, sharing their skills including under the skin implants and body piercings. ? AP Photo
Matt Gone who is known as The Checkered Man poses for a photo at the 3rd annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas, Venezuela. As many as 300 tattoo artists from a variety of countries are expected to attend the 4-day event, sharing their skills including under the skin implants and body piercings. ? AP Photo
Mary Jose Cristerna known as The Vampire Woman poses for a photo at the 3rd annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas. ? AP Photo
Mary Jose Cristerna known as The Vampire Woman poses for a photo at the 3rd annual Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caracas. ? AP Photo

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