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Restoring general of thunder in Boston

When Gao Jing, a conservator of Chinese paintings at the Museum Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), began working for the University of Michigan’s Museum of Art in 1988, he was the first and only conservator of Chinese paintings working in the US.

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Making it real

Vivid portraits and interiors give new life to two oil-painting traditions in a new Beijing art show, Zhang Zixuan reports.  As two of the most traditional and intriguing themes in visual art history, portraits and interiors are still produced to an exacting standard by inheritors from different countries. At Beijing’s Today Art Museum, figures portrayed […]

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