Tag Archives: Museum of Chinese Australian History

Feeling a Little Jaded?

In 1968, two complete jade burial suits were discovered in the tomb of Han Prince Liu Sheng and Princess Dou Wan in Mancheng, Hebei, China. They were the first of a number of jade suits that would be found in … Continue reading

Posted in DarkArt, Oriental Art | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Spring Cycle

[Above: Spring Cycle by Wen Jun (mixed media) 2013]. This colourful artwork is in the form of a pedicab, which was once commonly used as transport in Chinese cities. Painted in the traditional Spring Festival style, the eight paintings on … Continue reading

Posted in Art, DecorativeArts, Illustrations, Oriental Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment