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Jul 10

China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

chinese art The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is home to the finest collection of Chinese masterpieces of any museum outside of China. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV.

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Jun 19

Early China The Han Dynasty Lady Dai

chinese art Ohlone College Art 103A
Professor Kenney Mencher
(Art History Stone Age Technology through the Early Renaissance)
www.kenney-mencher.com

An analysis of the items found in Lady Dai’s tomb from the Han Dynasty with an in depth analysis of the silk banner found draped across her coffin.

Duration : 0:12:22

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Dec 06

Hand Made in China: Episode 17

chinese crafts On this Special Edition of Hand Made in China, Wei and Roseann hit up the Sixth China Beijing International Cultural & Creative Industry Expo. Housing a treasure trove of ancient Chinese Crafts, this expo is a delight for the eyes, senses, and imagination. Watch as Wei transforms into a valiant warrior with a shiny new sword, and as Roseann becomes a master silk weaver when she presses down on the pedals of magnificent wooden silk-loom. Terracotta warriors, jade carvings, cut silk tapestries and a cameo from China’s answer to Romeo and Juliet are all up ahead on this episode of Hand Made in China.

Duration : 0:2:2

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