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Chinese Terracotta Warriors With American Pop Culture Character Heads

Humor : Laughing Squid

Xi’an-American Warriors are whimsical replicas of China’s famed terracotta warriors that have had their heads replaced with those of American pop culture characters. Created by artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof, the sculptures include “Gen...

Art Movements

Arts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: two new studies suggested that China's Terracotta Warriors were inspired by Ancient Greek sculpture, England scrapped its only remaining Art History A-level exam, and researchers found a long-lost film by Geor...

Western Contact With China Began Long Before Marco Polo

Humor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit China and the West were in contact more than 1,500 years before European explorer Marco Polo arrived in China, new findings suggest. Archaeologists say inspiration for the Terracotta Warriors, found at the Tomb of the F...

China unearths over 100 new terracotta warriors

Industries / Media : The Cutline

Chinese archaeologists have unearthed 110 new terracotta warriors that laid buried for centuries, an official said Monday, part of the famed army built to guard the tomb of China's first emperor.

Ancient Greeks 'may have inspired China's Terracotta Army'

Academics / Archaeology : The Guardian: Archaeology

Archaeologists say design of clay warriors suggests close contact between east and west 1,500 years before Marco Polo Greek craft workers may have helped inspire the most famous Chinese sculptures ever made – the 8,000 warriors of t...


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