Travel Art: Suzhou Hilton 360°

Suzhou Hilton 360° is a Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Painting by Dave Alber. The Suzhou Hilton — or DoubleTree by Hilton Suzhou — designed by architect Hiroshi Miyakawa is one of the signature examples of contemporary architecture in Suzhou. In this 360° painting, Suzhou’s newest architecture, DoubleTree by Hilton Suzhou is rendered in the longstanding Eastern tradition of Chinese ink painting, yet completed with oil glazes in the Western renaissance tradition of grisaille.

Travel Art: Temple of Mystery (Xuanmiao) 360°

Temple of Mystery (Xuanmiao) 360° is a Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Painting by Dave Alber. The Temple of Mystery (Xuanmiao) is a large Taoist temple in the heart of old Suzhou. The large wooden sculpture of Taoist sage Tai San Lao Jin is visible through the doorway while the bronze sculpture of Lau Tsu’s ox (a symbol of solidity) stands in the courtyard.

Travel Art: Suzhou Center 360°

Suzhou Center 360° is a Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Painting by Dave Alber. Suzhou Center contains the Suzhou Center Mall, W Hotel, and Gate to the East skyscraper, among its other buildings. In this 360° painting, Suzhou’s newest architecture is rendered in the longstanding Eastern tradition of Chinese ink painting, yet completed with oil glazes in the Western renaissance tradition of grisaille.

Travel Art: Twin Pagodas 360°

Twin Pagodas 360° is a Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Painting by Dave Alber. The twin pagodas are a Suzhou landmark. Resembling two ink brushes, they are a symbol of Suzhou’s success in academic affairs, particularly in the dynastic exam system.

Art Event: Elevate Art Talk in Shanghai

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Travel Artist Dave Alber was asked by Elevate, an art advocacy organization in Shanghai, to participate in an Art Talk in Shanghai. [Mention 10 questions with Dave Alber.] Check out Dave Alber’s Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Paintings here: Old … Continued

Art Event: Art Drop, Shanghai

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Dave Alber print Little Tiger at Fruit Stand Elevate’s Art Drop, Shanghai event. [Mention 10 Questions with Dave Alber] Check out Dave Alber’s Hybrid Oil 360° Panoramic VR Paintings here: Old World New World, Suzhou Hilton 360°, Temple of Mystery … Continued

Travel Art: Khajuraho Temple, India

Khajuraho Temple, India is an impasto oil painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist. 2019Oil on canvas19.63 x  27. 55 in (50 x 70 cm) “Medieval Indian aesthetics are characterized by a palpable life-force energy bursting from within. Though north India was cruelly … Continued

Travel Art: Ancient Canal in Suzhou, China

Ancient Canal in Suzhou, China is an impasto oil painting by Dave Alber, Travel Artist. 2019Oil on canvas19.63 x 23.63 in (50 x 60 cm) “Sunset over the ancient canal in a city that straddles both the old and the new.” … Continued

Travel Art Exhibition: Contact

Contact 接触 art exhibition celebrates travel art, travel writing, comics, illustration, oil paintings, and cultural connections. The exhibition was inspired by the writing of British travel writer Jan Morris and opened with a charity art auction for Kenyan schoolchildren. Opening Reception of … Continued

Art Auction: Schoolchildren of Kenya

Charity Art Auction for Kenyan Schoolchildren  Dave Alber Showcases Comics, Illustration, and Oil Paintings Celebrating a Storyteller’s Approach to Travel in an Art Auction for Kenyan Schoolchildren WangDe Art Shop,No. 8 Nanxianzi Lane, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China  Charity Art Auction for … Continued