David Jablonski

Made in China

Most of us have heard about the town in China that replicates oil paintings, usually during a discussion on the value of art, copycats or the like. This beautifully made documentary tells the tale of one of those artists, who spent 20 years painting Van Gogh paintings. See what happens when he travels to Europe to see the originals for the first time.

“We are only painter-workers, you know? To change from being a painter to an artist and to whatever it is is very difficult.”

Are you a painter worker, or a painter? The value of one’s work is based on the difference between the two. What’s your difference?