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...

Art and Culture

All culture and art come from the dust and return to the dust. At the beginning of the chaos, those pieces of dust, with conscience and...

Influence of Buddhism in Ancient Chinese Arts

Buddhism arrived in China around the 1st century AD (although there are some traditions about a monk visiting China during Asoka's reign), and through...

Introducing the Most Famous Chinese Calligrapher in History

In ancient China, painting and calligraphy were the most highly appreciated arts in court circles and were produced almost exclusively by amateurs, aristocrats and...

Chinese Folding Screens was once Popular in European Royal Palaces

Folding screens were introduced in the late Middle Ages to Europe.In the 17th and 18th centuries, many folding screens were being imported from China...

Ceramics in the Town of Jingde famous for over 1,000 years

The Town of Jingde is known as the "Porcelain Capital" because it has been producing pottery for 1,700 years. Chinese ceramic ware shows a continuous...

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...

Chinese ink paintings integrate Western style in Sydney exhibit

An exhibition showcasing representative works of Chinese painting opened at the China Cultural Center in Sydney on Dec 15, which will run until Jan...

Chinese tea drinking customs

Drinking Tea in China Chinese tea culture refers to how tea is prepared as well as the occasions when people consume tea in China. Tea...

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