At Monza’s Royal Villa, an Italy-China Biennial between art and nature

6 November 2012

What does bring Italy and China together? Reading China in Ten Words (Vintage), an at once scoffing and moving portrait of the Celestial Empire by Chinese author Yu Hua, through a collection of words like “people”, “leader”, “disparity”, “copycat” and “bamboozled”, one may get much in emotional terms, but little as to precise cultural references. […]