Cigarette Ash City

If you saw this image of a cigarette from far away, you'd probably think there was nothing special about it. Look a little bit closer, however, and you'll be blown away by the amount of detail that went into creating Cigarette Ash City.

Yang Yongliang is a young artist from Shanghai who studied traditional Chinese art at an early age. He combines traditional Chinese paintings with modern Shanghai city life, to reveal the country's current urban culture.

Yang Yongliang – Limn Art Gallery
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Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim is the Editor-in-Chief of My Modern Met. In May, 2008, he co-founded the website to create one big city that celebrates creative ideas. His mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity—from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening.
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