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The Ancient Heroes

November 15, 2011
By BillHeLi, oakland gardens, New York
BillHeLi, Oakland Gardens, New York
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Using a picture I took from Metropolitan Museum of Art, I created statue of Heracles in the foreground. The background figure is from my memory of a carving brick mural depicting ‘Jing Ke Assassinating King of Qin荆轲刺秦,’ one of the most heroic scenes throughout Chinese history. By juxtaposing images of two most famous ancient heroes from different civilizations, I intend to convey my experience of multiculturalism when visiting Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


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on Jun. 15 2015 at 10:40 am
withBloodandFire GOLD, Burnt Hills, New York
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Favorite Quote:
I stopped checking for monsters under my bed, when I realized they're inside me.

Amazing job.

on Dec. 14 2011 at 7:41 pm
maizyiscrazy GOLD, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe in miracles. ~Audrey Hepburn

Oh my god!! Looks like a picture!! I love this!!!! *Clicking favorite button*

on Dec. 5 2011 at 4:21 pm
Carolinemilia, Malmö, Other
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Really nice :) Great expression and good shadowing. The drawing really captures your attention and the good detailing keeps it