Art and Culture


Yellow Emperor victorious in Zhuolu Battle

CHINESE people traditionally think of themselves as descendants of the legendary Yellow or Yan emperors, semi-mythical figures who are credited with uniting the numerous warring tribes of ancient China. ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


TCM gains popularity with Czech patients

A Chinese doctor in white coat checks a patient’s tongue, feels his pulse, asks about his physical condition and prescribes treatment accordingly such as acupuncture, herbal medicine and daoyin or qigong ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Young dance group helps ancient tale take flight

DANCE drama “Jingwei,” which combines elements of folk art, Western theater and the latest technology, has had a successful debut in Shanghai and is soon to tour venues in the Yangtze River Delta region. ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Passion, romance and revolution on stage

CARMEN, the legendary Gypsy woman first born in Prosper Mérimée’s novel and widely spread through Bizet’s opera, will again stage her love and pursuit in Shanghai, this time as a Cuban girl singing and ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Solo exhibition pays homage to a master painter

GU Yuxian, a follower of master painter Wu Changshuo (1844-1927), says he still can’t explain why he loves Wu’s paintings so much. Wu, a prominent painter, calligrapher and seal artist, is considered ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Paintings feature historical changes

AS MoCA in the People’s Park celebrated its 13th birthday, a new art gallery was born nearby on the Bund. Shanghai Jiu Shi Bund Art Museum opened last month, occupying 1,400 square meters on the sixth ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Worshipping technology in a temple of art

WHEN artificial intelligence appears at the center of an art exhibition, you have to admit that the curator must have some guts. It is not easy to juxtapose high art with futuristic technology. “Mind ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Traditional art form pursues modern luster

REGARDED as one of “the three specialties of Guizhou” along with the bamboo flute and the province’s signature white wine, Dafang lacquerware is known the world over for its delicacy and beauty. The history ...

October 13, 2018, Saturday


Mall as museum: Art comes to the masses

LAST week, two integrated commercial complexes celebrated their opening in Shanghai — LCM in the Pudong New Area and LuOne downtown Huangpu District. As if by coincidence, both malls chose “art” to “light ...

September 29, 2018, Saturday


The contradictions and conflicts of Napoleon

NAPOLEON Bonaparte is one of the most famous figures of modern history, and not just for his military conquests ­— he was a passionate man of contrasts and contradictions. The Shanghai Himalayas Museum, ...

September 29, 2018, Saturday




 

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