Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, USA
Oct 31, 2015 to Oct 11, 2016
Detail: Over the last forty years, the Metropolitan\'s collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy has grown to be one of the greatest in the world. Replete with masterpieces dating from the Tang dynasty (608–917) to the present, the collection encompasses the vast historical sweep of the brush arts of China, from serene Buddhist scriptures to bombastic court portraits to lyrical scholars\' paintings.
This exhibition, presented in two rotations, will highlight the gems of the permanent collection in a chronological display, with an emphasis on works from the Song (960–1279) and Yuan (1271–1368) dynasties.
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