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Terracotta Warriors

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2016 | Arts

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

The Politics Behind the Chinese Exhibition in Prague (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.22.2014 | World
Olena Kagui

I attended the exhibition and found the art breathtaking and the history fascinating. However, recent developments in Chinese-Czech relations are even more interesting than ancient artifacts.

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

Home Away | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Home Away

In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die.

10 Must-See Places in China

minube | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

While most attention is being directed at China's rapid modernization as symbolized by the glittering metropolis of Shanghai, China is still an ancient nation, replete with incredible historic treasures and stunning landscapes. Here are the 10 most stunning places you can't miss/

Vaulting Ambition: China's Terracotta Warriors at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Larissa Archer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Larissa Archer

It's hard not to give oneself over entirely to awe when regarding any of the great man-made wonders of the world. But there's always that moment when the docent or catalogue informs you of the horrific human cost of the endeavor

Terracotta Warriors Animate Asian Art Museum

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 05.06.2013 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

Interspersed between courses were performances meant to evoke ancient warriors, traditional Chinese instrumental music, and a spirited auction of two original recent artworks by Zheng Chongbin and Arnold Chang, along with a dinner for ten at the restaurant du jour, Benu.

LOOK: Sex Toys From Ancient China

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2012 | Women

The Maggie Gyllenhaal-helmed film "Hysteria" may be generating a lot of buzz about sex toys in the present day, but people have been using aids in the...

Made in China: The Sublime Terracotta Warriors Visit New York City

Joe Winkler | Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts
Joe Winkler

Though nothing like seeing the whole army of close to 8,000 soldiers, with horses, weapons excavated, seeing even one of these masterpieces from 2,000 years ago engenders a strange sense of the sublime.

The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army Marches Into Canada

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marissa Bronfman

Less than 40 years ago in the Shaanxi province of north-central China, farmers accidentally unearthed fragments of what would become one of the world's greatest archaeological finds.

China: 100 Terracotta Warrior Statues Discovered

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archaeologists in China's northern Xi'an city have excavated another 100 terracotta warriors, including a much-prized army officer, near the tomb of t...