A Ming imperial porcelain flask visits Glasgow, by Tom Furniss
In the deepest deeps of old slow time,
Five thousand miles from here,
Two continents of clay collide, 525 more words
Often called the ATLANTIS OF THE EAST by travellers, the underwater city of SHICHENG, is a magnificent and mysterious time-capsule of IMPERIAL CHINA.
Stone architecture, dating to the MING & QING DYNASTIES (which ruled from 1386-1912) stands perfectly preserved 40m under QIANDAO LAKE in ZHEJIANG province, 400km south of SHANGHAI. 214 more words
“Evidence”, Ai Wei Wei’s most recent exhibition in Berlin, Germany, closes with a record attendance of almost 250.000 visitors within 14 weeks. The exhibition was one of the largest ones by the Chinese artist so far, with Berlin’s famous Martin Gropius museum building being the ideal location, offering spacious exhibition halls for Ai Wei Wei’s art installations.