Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Nature's nastiest beasts on show

More than 200,000 venomous species live on land, in the air or in the sea – including the huge living spider that welcomes visitors to the museum from inside its tank.
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Feed a passion, gift just the right coffee-table book

Know a book lover with a coffee table and a passion? Then you're good to go on a gift.
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Rare art of China's 19th century on show

The artistic side of Cixi comes to the Western world for the first time with the unveiling of "Empress Dowager, Cixi: Selections From the Summer Palace" at the Bowers Museum.
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Exotic beauty Li Shishi

Li Shishi, a courtesan in the Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960-1127), is a legend.
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Yuan: A people of diverse heritage

There are an estimated 7 million people surnamed Yuan, comprising 0.54 percent of the total population in China, ranking it the 37th most common surname.
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New media exhibition explores the digital age

A new media exhibition "unReal: the Algorithmic Present" is ongoing at Chronus Art Center in Shanghai, trying to explore the materiality overshadowed by bits and bytes.
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Da Vinci portrait smashes record sale

Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi," sold for a record-smashing US$450.3 million at Christie's.
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Rain gives way to snow after xiaoxue

Xiaoxue, or Minor Snow, is usually the start of the cold season in north China and welcomed with festivities. 

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Dreams, tradition and modern life: students win with emotional art

The major winners of the "Dream Traditional and Modern: 2017 Art Design Competition for Shanghai Students" reflect an emotional link to Chinese culture.
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'West Side Story' opens new chapter in Shanghai

As the year draws to a close, music lovers in Shanghai can enjoy the iconic Broadway show that a generation in the West grew up on, "West Side Story." 
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