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Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard-copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

The World of Khubilai Khan

December 13, 2010

Tags: Taigu Yimin, Zhao Mengfu, Ni Zan, Ren Renfa, Xianyu Shu

As the apotheosis of the East Side, I give you the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which at this time of year is particularly scintillating with its monster Christmas tree, adorned with its hundreds of 18th century Neapolitan creche figures. Currently, the Met’s biggest show is “The World of Khubilai Khan: (more…)