In the name of art, sculptures explore history of Chinese nomenclature — China Daily

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— by Wamg Ru: When two Chinese people meet each other and exchange names, they will naturally feel closer if they find they share a common family name. It shows the cultural connotation behind family names in China.

A sculpture exhibition of Chinese family names, which opened on May 18, and will run through July 21, helps to introduce the culture of Chinese families in Beijing’s Overseas Chinese History Museum of China…

Image: A bronze sculpture features the Chinese family name Sun. The ongoing show exhibits 101 bronze sculptures created by Li Tinggui of the most common Chinese family names, courtesy of China Daily/Wang Ru

June 11, 2019 — 09:27

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