Tsinghua Art Museum Announces a Diverse Program in 2020

Author:Lin Qi January 3, 2020

Utensils and Ornaments Endlessly Fine, an exhibition of national treasures from Afghanistan was held at Tsinghua University Art Museum. [For China Daily]

 

Curated exhibitions of Chinese and international art will highlight the program of Tsinghua University Art Museum Art Museum in 2020.

Exhibitions on Chinese art will include one dedicated to classic Chinese figure paintings and another one in memory of Bai Xueshi, the late painter of Chinese ink landscapes and a retired professor of Tsinghua University's Academy of Art and Design.

TAM will also mount exhibitions of its collections of thangka paintings and art of Zhang Daqian, one of the greatest artists of 20th century China.

Everlasting Beauty of Dunhuang, an exhibition which pays tribute to Chang Shuhong and Chang Shana, the father and daughter who are dedicated to the preservation of Dunhuang art. [For China Daily]

 

International art to be on show include works of arte povera (poor art), a movement originating in Italy in the 1960s in which artists make use of worthless and daily objects to create. Works once shown at six important arte povera shows will come to Beijing and some 20 Italian artists will attend the opening at TAM.

Meanwhile, there will be an exhibition of the works by five Japanese artists of ukiyo-e, a photography exhibition in tribute to Henri-Cartier Bresson's two journeys in China, in 1948 and 1958, and an exhibition to review the modernism development of world design from 1880 and 1980.

Everlasting like the Heavens, an exhibition of artifacts from the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties, was held at Tsinghua University Art Museum. [For China Daily]

 

Another special show will look at the evolution of Indonesian art through the 20th century and till now. Indonesian art has gained wider recognition on the world art stage in recent years. Works of Indonesian artists are well received at fairs and auctions. Ruangrupa, an Indonesian art collective, will direct the 15 sessions of documenta in 2022, one of the world's important exhibitions for contemporary art which happens every five years in Kassel, Germany.

TAM presented 16 exhibitions in 2019 and several shows that draw an influx of visitors, such as Everlasting like the Heavens, which displayed artifacts from the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties, and Everlasting Beauty of Dunhuang, which juxtaposed copies of Dunhuang mural paintings by Chang Shuhong and Chang Shana, the father and daughter who are dedicated to the preservation of Dunhuang art.

Utensils and Ornaments Endlessly Fine, an exhibition of national treasures from Afghanistan was held at Tsinghua University Art Museum. [For China Daily]

 

Everlasting like the Heavens, an exhibition of artifacts from the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties, was held at Tsinghua University Art Museum. [For China Daily]

 

Everlasting Beauty of Dunhuang, an exhibition which pays tribute to Chang Shuhong and Chang Shana, the father and daughter who are dedicated to the preservation of Dunhuang art. [For China Daily]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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