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Bada Shanren: Myths, madness and a new way of painting
Bada Shanren: Myths, madness and a new way of painting

“A Bird on Parched Wood” by Bada Shanren Photo: FILE Bada Shanren (1626–1705) is the literary n…

Overseas cultural relics’ journey home
Overseas cultural relics’ journey home

This wall panel sculpture of a guardian stolen from the tomb of Wang Chuzhi was returned to China from the US in 2001. Photo: FI…

Ancient bronze mirrors tell us of Han Dynasty culture
Ancient bronze mirrors tell us of Han Dynasty culture

A detail from “The Admonitions of the Instructress to the Court Ladies” of the Eastern Jin Dynasty Photo: FILE …

Archaeological discoveries unveil Maritime Silk Road
Archaeological discoveries unveil Maritime Silk Road

An octagonal footed gold cup (left) found in the Belitung shipwreck and an exquisite and amazingly well-preserved gold necklace …

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