Culture & Aesthetics
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Enjoy inside access to artifacts & expertise: Here a Xian history museum archeologist explains to guests why this 3,000-year-old ding cauldron, a symbol of ancient power, is priceless today.
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“Artists who sold works for $100 in the 1990s have become multimillionaires operating huge studios and driving BMWs,” the New York Times reports. World-famous curators, artists and experts invite Imperial’s guests to exclusive tours of their studios and galleries within China’s burgeoning art districts.
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Visit caves not open to the public at the breathtaking Mogao Grottoes, birthplace of Chinese figurative painting. If you prefer instead a tour of ancient kilns, dinner with a socialite gallery owner or wish to tell us of another interest, we’ll work to craft a special activity.
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The Chinese equivalent of Renaissance man was the literati, a scholar skilled in the Five Classical Arts. His life's mission was to become so proficient he could connect with the purity at the root of nature. Let us deepen your appreciation through carefully tailored aesthetic experiences.