Ancient Arts of China
An on-going exhibition at the Bowers Museum
Monday, April 04, 2011
Curated by authorities of Chinese history and culture from the Shanghai Museum, this collection portrays the evolution of Chinese art and culture. From large painted painted ceramic pots from Neolithic period, to sculptures of camels and horses made at the height of the Silk Road, to embroidered silk court robes and ivory carvings from the nineteenth century, this exhibition presents the importance of fine art made to be admired during life and depended on in the afterlife.