Chinese sculptor Lei Yixin has returned to Washington to remove a controversial inscription from his memorial to Martin Luther King. Lei remarked that the monument has not been stained by air pollution since its unveiling two...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 28, 2013
Two zodiac sculptures stolen from the Old Summer Palace by British and French troops in 1860 will return to China later this year. The animal heads, cast in the mid-18th Century, inspired a set of replicas by artist Ai Weiwei...
by samuel wade | Aug 26, 2011
Though the official dedication of Washington’s new memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. was postponed today as Hurricane Irene blew up the east coast, the memorial had already been opened to the public on Monday. The event...
by Wu Nan | Mar 2, 2007
Reuters and CNS all reported on the female terracotta warrior sculptures by Norwegian artist Marian Heyerdahl, who had her exhibition in Beijing’s 798 Art District. Heyerdahl made her works by duplicating the original terracotta warriors from Qin Shi Huangdi’s mausoleum in their original scale. From last September Heyerdahl lived in Xi’an Lintong to closely observe […]
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