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steam decoction

Chinese medicine
A preparation of traditional Chinese medicinal herbs, in which dried herbs are placed in water inside of a tightly sealed receptacle and steamed, yielding a pure, potent and rapidly acting extract termed medicinal dew (yao lu).
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Yao Lu, founder of The Union Trading Company, one of the top cocktail bars in Shanghai, said that while using robots can make sense from a purely functional standpoint, such use of technology is the antithesis of hospitality.
They are essentially miniature versions of the public park that developed in the 19th century--itself an attempt to contain and preserve nature artificially within the city; OPPOSITE: Mount Zhong in the Mist, 2006, by Yao Lu. At first glance, this image appears to be a classical painting of a Chinese landscape.
Muye Wu, a famous Chinese pianist who studied in France and seven outstanding young students from CCOM, Bo Dai, Shuman Li, Siqian Li, Yao Lu, Yilei Hao, Xiyu Deng, and Xiaoyong Yang, make up a strong performance schedule.
Chinese photographer Yao Lu, has chosen an interesting spin on China's pollution problem.
Curated by Engin Ozendes, "Yao Lu's New Landscapes" exhibition comprises 31 works.
Yao Lu has photographed mounds of garbage covered in green protective nets and reworked them by computer to re-create Chinese painting aesthetics.
The photographers are Darren Almond, Nadav Kander and Chris Steele-Perkins from the United Kingdom, Christopher Anderson and Edward Burtynsky from Canada, Sammy Baloji from Congo, Andreas Gursky from Germany, Naoya Hatakeyama from Japan, Ed Kashi from the United States, Abbas Kowsari from Iran, Yao Lu from China and Edgar Martins from Portugal.
Also successful was Beijing's 798 Gallery which sold some 30 pieces, including many by Yao Lu, winner of last year's BMW-Paris Photo prize in 2008.
E-Mail: inquiries @brucesilverstein.com web: www.brucesilverstein.com Tues - sat 10-6 Until Dec 12 John Wood Collages, 1955-2006 Until Dec 12 Yao Lu New Landscapes
With: Xu Fan, Li Yixiang, Xiao Xiangyu, Jin Hong, Yao Lu, Qiao Gesang Hongduo, Hue Lin, Zhang Ying, Ren Silu, Wang Hongwei, Yu Genyi, An Jing, Wang Ziyi.