Here are 6 places I visited in 2008:
Now tell me, where was the Sun?
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All the places in the map are
close to famous battles (from WWI and WWII) that are referenced in songs in "The Art of War" album published by Sabaton in 2008, hence the "artistic" part in the title.
Not sure what's the specific place marked, but it was part of the Battle of France, referenced in the second song, "Ghost Division".
the Battle of Wizna, referenced in the fourth song, "40:1".
the Gallipoli Campaign, referenced in the seventh song, "Cliffs of Gallipoli".
the Battle of Kursk, referenced in the ninth song, "Panzerkampf".
the Battle of Monte Cassino, referenced in the tenth song, "Union (Slopes of St. Benedict)".
the Battle of Passchendaele, referenced in the eleventh song, "The Price of a Mile".
To answer the question, take into account that:
The album also contains songs with quotes from Sun Tzu's "The Art of War". Considering this, I'd say the answer is: (the) Sun (Tzu) was in China