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Make time for the Empresses of China

“The only person the Emperor would bow to is his mother,” says Jan Stuart, the Melvin R. Seiden Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. That is real power. Along with co-curator Daisy Yiyou Wang of the … Continue reading

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Meet Genghis Khan in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia there is an underserved-but-deserving of attention exhibit at the Franklin Institute: Genghis Khan: Bringing the Legend to Life Temujin, known later as Genghis Khan or Chinggis,  came out of Mongolia to establish an empire and a dynasty. He was born to a … Continue reading

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Visiting art museum collections without leaving home

What a wonderful world we live in when we can visit major art museums and see their collections from the comfort of our padded seats. The digitalization of their collections proceed apace. More and more museums are providing their collections online. This makes … Continue reading

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