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Golden Age of China – Treasures Ming to Qing at NGV, 2015

Golden Age of China – Treasures Ming to Qing at NGV, 2015

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An exhibition The Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor (r.1736–1795) is coming to the National Gallery of Victoria, NGV International, 27 March – 21 June, 2015

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The Culture Concept – Art Design & Style, Free Video Series

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The Culture Concept Circle videos survey the progress of architecture, gardens, interiors, paintings, sculpture & objet d’art FREE – Antiquity to Renaissance

British Museum – Ming: 50 Years Changing China and the World

British Museum – Ming: 50 Years Changing China and the World

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Ming: 50 Years that Changed China is an important exhibition at the British Museum starting 18th September, 2014, with scholars exploring the period 1400 – 1450

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Giuseppe Castiglione – Painter @ Court of 3 Chinese Emperors

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Painter and Jesuit Priest Giuseppe Castiglione arrived in China in 1715 and passed his life at the Court of Emperors K’ang-hsi, Yung-cheng and Ch’ien-lung

At the Beginnings of Art – Precious Cargoes from Cathay

At the Beginnings of Art – Precious Cargoes from Cathay

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Italian adventurer, Marco Polo, perpetuated the western predilection for exotic goods in the European mind from early in the thirteenth century. He related fascinating stories about visiting a far off luxurious land called Cathay.