As well as in any city of the world in Beijing, of course, there is an art quarter. Here it is possible to buy the graceful pictures executed in classical Chinese style and representing stalks of a reed or red, flexible small fishes. Artists write (draw? ) the masterpieces directly on the street or in the benches which doors are opened wide open. Ease with which the brush flies over paper, inspires belief (false, certainly) that everyone so can. To services of such brushes mistaking great variety, big and huge, small and tiny, sticks (sticks! ) Chinese ink and pack of rice paper.
In numerous antiquarian shops - dusty as though cluttered up - it is possible to find any necessary things for life, for example, porcelain figurines of times of a cultural revolution. You learn? Mao. Nikhao, Mao.