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Cutting Out Space in Public Art

So few Chinese art enthusiasts know anything about Israeli art that David Gerstein, one of Israel’s most influential artists, has taken it upon himself to serve as a messenger between the two countries.


First Millennial Education

At the foot of Mt. Yuelu in Changsha, Hunan Province, is the site of the ancient Yuelu Academy. The educational institution, a gathering place for renowned Confucian figures and educators including Zhu Xi (1130-1200) and Zhang Shi...


The Exhibition of All Time

The exhibition “A History of the World in 100 Objects” utilizes 100 articles to trace human history across 2 million years and reference every civilization in the whole world.


Cizhong: Inheriting Classical French Winemaking

The Lancang River, known as the Mekong River in Southeast Asia, flows through the Meili Canyon in southwestern China’s Yunnan Province...


The Invention of Louvre

A cultural icon of France, the Louvre Museum is now very popular with Chinese people. Chinese tourists have become the second largest foreign group to...


Classical Reality

“What’s the point of reciting tricky ancient poems in language classes?” asked one frustrated Chinese netizen.


Thangka Time

In one of the halls of the crowded National Art Museum of China sits a young Tibetan painting a thangka.


China’s Gaming Boom

As the world began reflecting on the passing of 2016, Chinese gamers began focusing on the Golden Plume Awards...


Today’s Documents More Choices

After six years of preparation, the 3rd “Today’s Documents” finally opened at Today Art Museum on December 10, 2016 and will last until March 5, 2017.


Mariinsky’s China Month

Shanghai embraced one of Russia’s greatest operas on October 18, 2016, when Valery Gergieve, considered an “Arts Tsar,”...


Hidden Tibetan Buddhism in the Palace Museum

The Palace Museum (Forbidden City), an imperial palace of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, is considered the pinnacle of Chinese palace architecture.


11th Shanghai Biennale: Never Stop Thinking

On November 11, 2016, the 11th Shanghai Biennale kicked off at Shanghai-based art museum Power Station of Art (PSA)...


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