Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), Indian (Tamil Nadu)

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These artists want to draw the Chinese railroad workers back into history

Submitted on April 29, 2019 - 10:00am
Drawing by Zhi LIn
Zhi Lin. The ground on which Chinese workers were unwelcomed on May 10, 1869. After eight Chinese railway workers laid down the last rail for the Central Pacific Railway... Promontory, Utah. May 2006

An artist’s inspiration can come from anywhere. For UW Painting + Drawing Professor Lin Zhi, it happened in August 2001, on a road trip from Missouri to Seattle.

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