Chinese dragon

Historically, the dragon was associated with the Emperor of China and used a symbol to represent imperial power. The founder of Han dynasty Liu...

Arts in ceramics and porcelains of Ming Dynasty

The period of Ming Dynasty was also renowned for its ceramics and porcelains. The major production center for porcelain was the imperial kilns at...

Jia Baoyu and the Twelve Beauties of Jinling

Jia Baoyu (simplified Chinese: 贾宝玉; traditional Chinese: 賈寶玉; pinyin: Jiǎ Bǎoyù; Wade–Giles: Chia Pao-yu; Meaning: Precious Jade) The main protagonist is about 12 or...

Concubine Yang Guifei and her love story

The affair of the last Tang emperor in China and his beautiful concubine, Yang Guifei (Yang Kwei-fei) was the great love story of the...

The Story of Lady Meng Jiang

Lady Meng Jiang or Meng Jiang Nü (孟姜女), is a Chinese tale, with many variations. Later versions are set in the Qin dynasty, when...

Jasmine Flower:Chinese Traditional Music

Mo Li Hua ( "Jasmine Flower") is a popular Chinese folk song. The song dates back to the 18th century. In time, many regional variations were...

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...

The Beauty of Two West Lakes

West Lake (西湖) is a freshwater lake in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province in eastern China. It is divided into five sections by...

Chinese acrobats

Chinese variety art (Chinese: 雜技藝術) refers to a wide range of acrobatic acts, balancing acts and other demonstrations of physical skill traditionally performed by...

In Search of the Real Thing: China’s Quest to Buy Back Its Lost Heritage

LONDON — Perceptions of the art market can often be shaped by the huge prices paid for work by the West’s most famous painters...

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