Tag Archives: China

Leshan Giant Buddha

20 Feb

It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907 AD).

Read more on Wikipedia

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Shu Yong: The World’s Largest Breasts

20 Dec

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An artwork called The World’s Largest Breasts, by Chinese artist Shu Yong, is towed by an ox in Qingyuan, Guangdong Province, China. Interestingly, no one talks about the red painted ox. I thought the ox was the artwork. Or is there a hidden comment on the special relationship between the world’s largest breasts and the red painted ox? Comments are welcome!

via: The Telegraph