In this country, when we want to impress someone with the passage of time, we say, "This thing is literally a hundred years old." This habit must be hilarious to the rest of the world; think of India, for example. Indian painter Shalinee Kumari works in the tradition of Mithila painting; no one knows how old the art form is exactly, but informed guesses start at 750 years older than Christ. It may be literally only 600 years old, but either way, you get the point. The... More >>>