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Met will display Qin, Han treasures

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will soon unveil a major loan exhibition of ancient Chinese art never before seen in the West.

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Christie’s Asia Week sale sets record

With bidders that included prominent collectors of Chinese art, the sale of Chinese art from the Fujita Museum in Japan reached $262 million at Christie’s, giving the New York auction house the biggest single-evening sale in Asian Art Week auction history.

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Using the present to preserve the past

When he first encountered the Wenfeng Pagoda, Tang Dahua could hardly believe his eyes. After hundreds of years of being scorched by the sun and battered by winds and rain, the 8-meter-diameter mound of mud supporting the five-story tower was so pitted and eroded that it resembled nothing so much as an enormous termites’ nest […]

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Set up for success

Beijing’s duty-free port aims to turn China into one of the world’s largest art markets. High import duties imposed on artwork brought into China have long discouraged foreign galleries, art dealers and collectors from entering the country’s prosperous art market. But the Beijing Culture Free Port, which opened on Aug 25, offers new opportunities for […]

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