Treasured for its beauty and magical properties, jade has been considered the most precious of all materials in China since ancient times, as Guest Curator James Lin explains. Discover more incredible jade objects in our Terracotta Warriors exhibition: liverpoolmuseums/org.uk source

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Etching is a printmaking technique that uses a corrosive liquid to etch lines in a metal printing plate which holds the applied ink and forms the image. Learn how to make your own etching with our how-to video. Created by Liverpool John Moores University Print Studio. Discover a series of etchings in our Rembrandt in […]

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Jarvis Cocker was a John Moores Painting Prize judge back in 2004. We caught up with him recently to find out why he loves paintings. See the John Moores past prizewinners on display at the Walker Art Gallery: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/prizewinners-60-exhibition/index.aspx source

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Renowned Chef Ken Hom dropped by our Terracotta Warriors exhibition, and we caught up with him to find out about the importance of food in Chinese culture. See ancient cooking vessels and other objects in our blockbuster exhibition at World Museum: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/terracottawarriors source

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Artist Lubaina Himid CBE discusses her favourite past winner of the John Moores Painting Prize, ‘Handles’ by Lisa Milroy. ‘Handles’ is on display at the Walker Art Gallery in the exhibition of John Moores prizewinners: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/prizewinners-60-exhibition/ Read more about the painting: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/previous-winners-list/noel_forster.aspx source

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Many people are unaware that the Terracotta Warriors originally carried real weapons in order to protect the Emperor in the afterlife. Director of Exhibitions, Fiona Philpott, tells us more in this video. Find out more in our blockbuster exhibition. Book now at www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/terracottawarriors source

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Jenni Lomax discusses her favourite past winner of the John Moores Painting Prize, ‘A painting in six stages with a silk triangle’ by Noel Forster. ‘A painting in six stages with a silk triangle’ is on display at the Walker Art Gallery in the exhibition of John Moores prizewinners: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/prizewinners-60-exhibition/ Read more about the painting: […]

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A texture-mapped 3D dataset that Conservation Technologies at National Museums Liverpool created by laser scanning a classical sculpture of the goddess Artemis (from the National Museums Liverpool collections). Green areas show 18th century restorations; orange highlights reworked classical pieces; lilac denotes pieces taken from a classical sculpture of Artemis; purple areas detail structural information. The […]

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Conservation Technologies at National Museums Liverpool created a texture-mapped 3D dataset by laser scanning the Vedica tombstone (Manor House Museum, lkley, North Yorkshire). This was used to create a replica of the tombstone for the Living with the Romans exhibition in 2005. liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/livingwithromans/localfinds/vedica.aspx The replica is now in the Museum of Liverpool’s History Detectives gallery. […]

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Conservation Technologies created this texture-mapped 3D dataset by laser scanning a detail from a 14th century bronze figure of the Bodhisattva of Compassion (from National Museums Liverpool’s collections). The figure measures 175mm x 90mm x 75mm (H x W x D). source

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