27 août 2017

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens 'Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China'

Unidentified Artist Chinese, active late 17th–early 18th century, Ten Thousand Miles along the Yellow River. Two handscrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk Image: 30 11/16 x 505 7/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art From the standpoint of splendid scenery, painting cannot equal [real] landscape. But when it comes to the wonders of brush and ink, [real] landscape is no match for painting!—Dong Qichang (1555–1636 NEW YORK, NY.- About a thousand years ago, the legendary... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2013

"Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900" opens at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Possibly Emperor Huizong, Auspicious Cranes, about 1112, Liaoning Provincial Museum. © The Liaoning Provincial Museum Collection LONDON.- The V&A's autumn exhibition, Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, is the most ambitious survey of one of the world's greatest artistic traditions. It gathers together the finest examples of Chinese painting created over a 1200 year period and shows more than 70 works including some of the earliest surviving Chinese paintings as well as other exceptionally rare works loaned from the... [Lire la suite]