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Video: Robotic Confucius in Steel Cage Aims to Provoke Debate on Chinese Society

Arts

Watch a video of a robotic Confucius in a steel cage, an installation part of a larger exhibition by international artist Zhang Huan on view at the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai.  

Not Your Father's Confucius

Visitors to the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai, China, react to a sculpture of Confucius by artist Zhang Huan. (Rockbund Art Museum)
Arts

For the better part of two millennia, Confucius and his ideas of social harmony and responsibility have been venerated throughout China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. As these countries confronted the challenges of modernity in the 20th century, however, people began to look critically at the legacy of the sage from Lu.

Photo of the Day: China's Stock Index

Multimedia

Chinese investors monitor screens showing stock indexes at a trading house in Shanghai on August 13, 2010.

Photo of the Day: Cosplay Hunk

Cosplay in Shanghai
Lifestyle A contestant wearing a cosplay outfit arranges his wig during the 8th Annual China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference, in Shanghai.