See & Do - Visual art: The First Emperor November 12 2008
Sun., Nov. 16
Finally, after all the hype and anticipation, the eighth world wonder is invading the High Museum of Art. Well, part of it, at least. THE FIRST EMPEROR: CHINA'S TERRACOTTA ARMY will include nine warriors, two horses, one strongman, one civil official and two musicians from the 8,000 figures buried with Emperor Qin Shihuangdi in Xi'an, Shaanxi providence. Not only did Emperor Qin request the terra-cotta warriors be made to protect him in his tomb, but he insisted that terra-cotta acrobats join him in his afterlife as well. Through April 19. Free-$18. Tues.-Wed. and Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4444. www.high.org.