Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Original face of Belgium's 'Mystic Lamb' unveiled

A painstaking restoration of the "Mystic Lamb," a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece by the Van Eyck brothers, was unveiled on Tuesday.
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Bilingual play serves Trumped up Moliere

For the first time in the history of London's West End theater district, a play is being staged in English and French – Moliere's classic "Tartuffe."
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Xiang Jingyu: the Mulan of her times

Xiang Jingyu was a Chinese politician and women's rights activist. She was recognized by Chairman Mao Zedong as the sole female founder of the Communist Party of China.
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Bi, the clan that gave us movable type

It is estimated that there are about 1.22 million people surnamed Bi in China, ranking it the 138th in terms of population. 
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The gold that lies beneath your feet

Millions have walked on the floors of Chinese palaces, possibly ignoring the valuable tiles that they are stepping on and their history.
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Turning the tide on an ebbing art

Musical storytelling, once the mainstay of entertainment, has fallen victim to modern distractions. One performer is trying to revive the old art form and attract young audiences.
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The grand hotel that became a palace for workers

Social changes in China saw two different uses for one of Shanghai's iconic constructions.
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Musician plucks new tunes from tradition

Having been long fascinated by Chinese folk music, Canadian musician Jeremy Moyer has released a new album featuring traditional instruments and modern compositions.
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Life and times of a Chinese martyr

Du Zhongyuan, a renowned journalist and entrepreneur, was a leading figure during China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
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Seeing the world with a soft and sensitive heart

Li Xiang emerges from his reclusive life in a Yangzhou studio to stage his first solo exhibition at the age of 57.
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