Painting Exhibition Opens Window into Han Culture

April 11, 2018  Editor: Xie Wen
Painting Exhibition Opens Window into Han Culture
The mural of a tomb in Yulin county, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. [Chinaculture.org]

 

For most people interested in the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), an era known in Chinese history for its prosperity and inclusiveness, historical records and literary works offer insights.

Now, the Chinese Han Painting Exhibition at the Beijing Shanshui Art Museum can satiate their curiousity. The artwork is on display through April 12.

The exhibition, co-organized by the museum and the Chinese Han Painting Society, comprises 587 pieces of Han painting rubbings provided by the country's 29 museums and institutions.

 

Painting Exhibition Opens Window into Han Culture
A mural unearthed from a tomb in Yulin county, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province depicts Confucius greeting his master. [Chinaculture.org]
Painting Exhibition Opens Window into Han Culture
The mural unearthed from an East Han Dynasty tomb in Deyang, Southwest China’s Sichuan province. [Chinaculture.org]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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