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‘Outspoken’ Chinese Artist/Activist’ ~ Ai Weiwei ~ Released On...

BEIJING - One of the first words that always came to mind for anyone trying to describe Ai Weiwei – the avant-garde Chinese artist and pro-democracy dissident – was “outspoken.” This is, after all, a man whose portfolio includes a portrait o...

The Emperor’s Private Paradise at the Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates 3,000...

MILWAUKEE, WI.- This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum presents five exhibitions on Chinese art and architecture as part of a year-long celebration honoring the ten-year anniversary of the Santiago Calatrava–designed Quadracci Pavilion. This ambiti...

The Emperor’s Private Paradise at the Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates 3,000...

MILWAUKEE, WI.- This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum presents five exhibitions on Chinese art and architecture as part of a year-long celebration honoring the ten-year anniversary of the Santiago Calatrava–designed Quadracci Pavilion. This ambiti...

VMFA Will Be The First US Museum Exhibiting Its Art In...

RICHMOND, VA.- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed an historic cultural exchange agreement to bring “Treasures from the Forbidden City,” a showcase of approximately 200 objects from Beijing’s Palace Museum to Virginia in the summer of 2014. Th...

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to Be First Museum to Exhibit...

RICHMOND, VA.- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed an historic cultural exchange agreement to bring “Treasures from the Forbidden City,” a showcase of approximately 200 objects from Beijing’s Palace Museum to Virginia in the summer of 20...

Police Arrest Man after Theft from Heavily Guarded Forbidden City in...

BEIJING (AP).- Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels, state media reported Thursday. It was the first ...

Police Arrest Man after Theft from Heavily Guarded Forbidden City in...

BEIJING (AP).- Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels, state media reported Thursday. It was the first ...

Art Stolen from Beijing’s Forbidden City, Thieves Take Nine Objects from...

BEIJING (AP).- Officials scrambled Wednesday to figure out how thieves broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels. It was the first theft in 20...

Controversial Statue of Ancient Philosopher Confucius Vanishes from Tiananmen Square

BEIJING (REUTERS).- A large statue of ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius, controversially erected outside a Communist Party museum in central Beijing, has quietly been removed from its plinth following an online uproar about its location. The 9.5-me...

Art from China’s Forbidden City on View at the Metropolitan Museum...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Objects and artwork from the Forbidden City's hidden inner sanctum, a sealed off compound built in high luxury for the Chinese emperor's retirement, will be unveiled in New York on Tuesday. "The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasure...

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