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Artistic Chinese landscapes explored at the Met

A millennium ago, the legendary Chinese landscape painter Guo Xi posed the question: “In what does a gentleman’s love of landscape consist?” The question is answered in different ways at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s current exhibition Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China.

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Xi calls on artists to renew belie in China’s culture

President Xi Jinping has called upon artists in the country to consolidate the confidence in Chinese culture, serve the people and create more inspiring and classical works to revive the nation.

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Birthday party of firsts for panda

Bei Bei, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, had a very special first birthday party on Aug 20.

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Tibetans benefit from region’s progress

Tibet autonomous region has achieved double-digit economic growth during China’s 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-15), according to the Tibet Development and Reform Commission.

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A Modigliani headed to China for $170m

Chinese collector Liu Yiqian bought Amedeo Modigliani’s 1917 signature portrait of a nude woman for $170.4 million on Monday at Christie’s in New York, setting a record for the Italian artist’s works.

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For Chinese companies, expo is a world stage

Pavilions highlight tradition, modernity, and country’s economic prowess.

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