Traditional Chinese art and its connection with the divine

Culture 05/16/22, 16:52

Introduction For centuries China has been known as the strongest and most powerful region in East Asia. Not only in terms of its military might but also as a source of culture, technology, trade, and of course art.  China is a land where the divine and the mortal coexisted during its history. ...

Tang Dynasty: The Golden Years of Traditional China

Culture 05/01/22, 06:04

Thirteen dynasties forged the foundations of traditional Chinese culture between 2070 BC and 1912 AD. Each of them had its unique imprint and contributed with greater or lesser intensity in various areas to shape the greatness of China's traditional civilization. In ancient times, when the concept of "nation" was unknown, the ...

The Great Wall: The symbol of greatness in traditional Chinese culture

Culture 04/21/22, 16:22

The Great Wall of China is not just a simple wall that divides a border. In addition to being ranked as one of the most important engineering works in history, the mega structure carries enormous symbolic power over what traditional Chinese culture was all about. The construction of the enormous wall ...

Classical Chinese wood carving art threatened by the Chinese regime

Art 03/25/22, 17:38

The outstanding artistic expressions in all cultures throughout the ages have left a footprint that characterizes them as classical, the highest level to which the evident exquisiteness with which the artist endowed them raises them and turns them into models worthy of being emulated and preserved.  China, in particular, has harbored ...

A pair of 2,200-year-old golden bronze Buddha statues discovered in China

Art 12/15/21, 07:43

The recently found pair of 2,200-year-old gold bronze Buddha statues is the oldest of their kind to be discovered in China. The miniature figurines were discovered among a cache of relics found in an ancient tomb of the Eastern Han Dynasty. One statue, Buddha Shakyamuni, shows Buddha standing on a platform while ...