V&A London | Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900

Excited for this exhibition @V_and_A London

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26 October 2013 – 19 January 2014

dragons

Nine Dragons by Chen Rong | Section: Quest for Reality: 950-1250
Considered to be the oldest and finest dragon scroll

The V&A’s autumn exhibition, Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, will be the most ambitious survey of one of the world’s greatest artistic traditions. It will gather together the finest examples of Chinese painting created over a 1200 year period and will show more than 70 works including some of the earliest surviving Chinese paintings as well as other exceptionally rare works loaned from the greatest international collections. From small scale intimate works by monks and literati to a 14 metre-long scroll painting, many of the paintings will be shown in Europe for the first time.

This will be a once in a lifetime chance to see the greatest masterpieces of chinese art together in the UK for the very first time, and also understand…

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