Dafen Village Shenzhen

Dafen Village Shenzhen

Need an oil painting? Heres the perfect place to find one amongst what is an ‘Oil Painting Village’, artists live and work pumping out all sorts of original pieces and the odd replica. How many artists? No one seems exactly sure but many say there could be a staggering 10,000 artists and nearly 1000 galleries operating within this very special enclave.

 The figures are sketchy but claims are made that this village is responsible for something like 60-70% of the worlds oil painting production. read more