Building of the UK’s National Memorial to the Chinese Labour Corps Confirmed

关于设立一战时中国劳工永久性纪念碑计划已确定,文末是关于这段历史的中文记载。 Three years into a campaign for a UK National Memorial to the Chinese Labour Corps, the Ensuring We Remember Campaign has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese development company ABP (London) Investment Limited (ABP) for the memorial to be constructed as part of the centrepiece of ABP’s £1.7bn development of a new business […]

The Muquju Collection of Ming Furniture by Grace Wu – London Launch

This November, Grace Wu, the world’s leading expert in Ming furniture, will launch her new book, The Best of The Best: The MQJ Collection of Ming Furniture, dedicated to her private collection, which is possibly the greatest collection of Ming furniture in private hands. Shortened from The Muquju Collection, meaning ‘Lodge of Wood Delights’, the […]

Chinese National peking Opera Company returns to Sadler’s Wells UK

This October the China National Peking Opera Company returns to Sadler’s Wells with it’s rich and unique art form. Performing fresh interpretations of the classic Peking Operas A River All Red and The Phoenix Returns Home.  This is the first time these particular operas will be performed in Europe by the China National Peking Opera Company, and is an exciting opportunity to […]

Views and Perspectives on Chinese Export Art – Asian Art in London

为了庆祝成立30周年,在伦敦亚洲艺术周期间, Jorge Welsh Works of Art 将举办一场纪念展览。本次展览《一时一地:中国外销艺术品中的视角与透视 法》将以描绘欧洲建筑和景致,迈森瓷器彩绘和中国城市与景致的中国外销瓷 及其他绘画介质作品作为主题。本次展览不仅展现了 18 世纪中国出口外销瓷和 其它艺术作品所反映出的中欧之间的文化交流,同时也将呈现中国天才画师们 复刻欧洲艺术品原件,如印刷品及其他模型原件的高超工艺。 – ———–Advert———– ———–Advert———– 生出对过去事物的普遍好奇。正是出于这种纪念,猎奇和记录的目的,西方市 场开始订购绘有这类图案的亚洲艺术品。人们青睐这类艺术品的目的多样,有 出于家族纪念目的,有出于地位,宗教和政治象征目的,或仅仅是作为纪念品 购买。这类作品的原始素材大多出自印刷品,然而勋章和其他一些欧洲瓷器的 模板同样在不同程度上被精确复制。 – One highlight of the exhibition is a rectangular wooden panel lacquered in black and gold and decorated with a view of the peninsula of Macau seen from the northwest, dating from the first […]

Queen Mary University’s event celebrating rich culture of China’s Sichuan province

Photo Credit: Gary Schwartz Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to an event celebrating the rich culture of China’s Sichuan province. “Cultural China and Splendid Sichuan” was held recently in QMUL’s Octagon Hall. The event featured a myriad of cultural experiences highlighting the ancient Shu culture and the landscape of Sichuan, including an […]