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Ancient art not just for looking
Ancient art not just for looking

From left to right: a wine decanter and a warming bowl from the Song Dynasty, a copper ox lamp inlaid with silver from the Easte…

History of Chinese fans
History of Chinese fans

A detail from “Emperor Taizong of Tang Receiving the Tibetan Envoy” by the Tang artist Yan Liben Photo: FILE …

Copyists of Palace Museum make antique paintings immortal
Copyists of Palace Museum make antique paintings immo…

Guo Wenlin is a professor of library science at the Palace Museum and a representative inheritor of the art of copying and repro…

The enduring appeal of Yuefenpai
The enduring appeal of Yuefenpai

The image (left) is a part of a Republican era advertisement for Indanthren cloth; the other (right) is a part of the famous yue…

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