ARTS

Art of the Tiger

Fierce, majestic, tame: Depictions of tigers have changed over centuries in Chinese art

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Jade Rush

Freewheeling prices and millennia of cultural mystique fuel China’s insatiable appetite for the green stone

HISTORY, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Cooling Down in Ancient Times

Despite the lack of electricity, ancient Chinese had ingenious ways of escaping the summer heat

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ARTS, HISTORY

City of Angels

A forgotten Silk Road relic sheds light on early Christianity in China

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Art of Flowers

Author Sun Ke discusses the forgotten history of Chinese flower arrangement

HISTORY

Chinoiserie Chic

Eighteenth-century Europe’s fascination with Chinese kitsch

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