FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
through the Treasure Troves of the Past with New CD ROM,
Gems of China '5 Cultural Relics
- Lee & Lee Communications announced today a way to plunge
into the art of the past with National Treasures: Gems of China
's Cultural Relics, volume 4 in their award winning Treasure
the Treasures series.
exhibition space displays 150 treasures from 34 museums in Mainland, China.
Viewers can zoom in, rotate, read about and listen to the majesty of China's
imperial past. 35mm video clips further capture the detail and beauty
of 25 selected pieces.
those seeking a more far-flung adventure, the Map of History section unearths
the 35 archeological sites where the artifacts were recently discovered
while the Time Scroll area unleashes the depth and breadth of dynastic
styles. Users can witness how jade suits rewrote Chinese cosmology, explore
the terra-cotta warriors that served as statues of conquest and ego, and
delve into ritual bronzes of Buddha.
"This CD-ROM allows anyone to turn their computer into a museum,"
said Ann Lee, President & CEO of Lee & Lee Communications, U.S.A.
The release of the CD-ROM coincides with one of largest exhibits of Chinese
art and archeology ever lent by the People's Republic of China, "The
Golden Age of Chinese Archeology," a tour of over 200 artifacts.
With masterpieces spanning five dynasties and the Neolithic period, both
the tour and the CD-ROM promise to unearth an amazing array of beauty,
culture, and history.
"The Golden Age of Chinese Archeology" will visit The
National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. from September 19, 1999 to
January 2, 2000; The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, from February
13 to May 7, 2000; and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco from June
17th to September 11, 2000
National Treasures: Gems of China's Cultural Relics will
be available at participating museums, and is also available at www.culturalcafe.com
for a suggested retail price of $49.95.