January 28, 2006:

[achtung! kunst] TOC: China Heritage Newsletter

China Heritage Newsletter
No. 4, December 2005

Are the Octogenarian Twins Coming of Age?
The Palace Museums Edge Closer

Articles on the Theme of this Issue

* The Transition from Palace to Museum: The Palace Museum's Prehistory and Republican Years

Articles on Aspects of China's Cultural Heritage

* Shaping the Palace Museum for Art History in the 1950s
* The Intelligence, Blood and Sweat of the Labouring Masses: The Palace Museum in the Cultural Revolution

Brief News Items on Recent Developments

* Heritage and Archaeological Briefs

Conference Reports, Book Reviews and Recent Monographs

* International Seminar on Qingming Shanghe Tu, Palace Museum, Beijing, 10-12 October 2005
* Review of Wang Guangyao, Zhongguo gudai guanyao zhidu (China's ancient system of official kilns)

Recent Updates
New Discoveries at Sakyas Monastery in Tibet
Movius Line Further Eroded



with kind regards,

Matthias Arnold (Art-Eastasia list)



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