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Metropolitan Museum of Art: Timeline of Chinese Art History, New York

Topic: Art History.

Description: Timeline of China's art history by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Beautifully illustrated. Special Exhibition: The "Hundred Antiques" in Chinese Textiles. February 8, 2006–July 30, 2006

Comment: Impressive.

Royal Academy of Arts, London. Exhibition: The Three Emperors, 1662-1795

Topic: Special Exhibition.

Description: Exhibition spanning the reigns of the three Emperors Kangxi (1662-1722), Yongzheng (1723-1735), and Qianlong (1736-1795). Precious robes, palace furnishings, paintings, scrolls, weapons, clocks, astronomical instruments, fine porcelain, carvings, lacquer ware, furniture, and an imperial throne.

Comment: Closes April 17, 2006.

Silk Road Seattle

Topic: Education project on cultural interactions in Eurasia.

Description: Education project using the "Silk Road" theme to explore cultural interactions across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common Era (A.D.) to the Seventeenth Century. Includes historical texts, images, bibliography, art exhibition. Sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington and the Silk road Foundation of Saratoga, California, USA.

Comment: Focus on cultural history.

Chinese Propaganda Posters

Topic: Resources for cultural and political studies.

Description: Stefan Landsberger's Chinese Propaganda Posters.

Comment: Beautiful.

China: Culture & Society

Topic: Annotated link list of internet resources.

Description: Part of a large link list on East- and Southeast Asia maintained by Robert Y. Eng, Professor of History at the University of Redlands, USA.

Comment: Extensive.

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

[Updated: 28 August 2014]

Topic: Chinese Art.

Description: One of the best collections of Chinese art: Paintings, calligraphy, tapestry & embroidery, rare books, documents, bronzes, ceramics, jades.

Comment: Poor web site (slowly loading "Flash" applications).

 

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