The Chinese aesthetic has long held foreigners captivated. Chinese motifs can be found in Western artwork going back centuries.
A forum,“China Imagined in the Creations of Cartier”, recently held in Shanghai, tells the tale of the encounter between East and West, and how they gradually began to learn about each other.
The West’s admiration of the materials and methods can be clearly seen throughout the stunning pieces on display.
Editor: Bonnie Lu