The World’s Art Factory Is in Jeopardy

A so-called Chinese “urban village,” Dafen once produced an estimated 60 percent of all the world’s oil paintings. During its heyday—when the village’s reputation...

Chinese knot

Chinese Knot(Chinese:中国结) is a decorative handicraft that began as a folk art in Tang and Song Dynasties, and became popular in Ming and Qing...

Four Pillars of Destiny

The Four Pillars of Destiny (四柱命理) is a Chinese, Japanese and Korean conceptual term describing the four components that supposedly create a person's destiny...

Top 10 Charming Beauties in Ancient China

China has been home to a lot of beautiful women since ancient times, some women were not only beautiful but showed unparallelled wit and...

US-China Ties in Arts and Education Deepen

On the political and military front, U.S.-China relations have been an often-tense dance between governments. However, in arts and education, many say the relationship...

Memorial ceremony to worship “Yellow Emperor” held in China’s Shaanxi

The Yellow Emperor, or simply by his Chinese name Huangdi, is a deity in Chinese religion, one of the legendary Chinese sovereigns and culture...

Chinese kite and Qingming Festival

The Qingming Festival (April 4th) is a good time for kite flying. Some folklorists hold that one of the main reasons ancient people invented...

Why Ancient Chinese sculptors Seldom Left Their Names on Sculptures?

Ancient Chinese philosophy valued the idea of sharing and thought little about property rights. Besides, arts and crafts were considered a business of lower...

Two Techniques in Traditional Chinese paintings

About:Part of Eight Views of Xiaoxiang, an imaginary tour through Xiao-xiang by Li Shi (李氏), 12th century scroll, 30 x 400 cm. Ink on...
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Lin Daiyu

Lin Daiyu (林黛玉; Pinyin: Lín Dàiyù) is one of the principal characters of Cao Xueqin's classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. She...

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