The Palace Museum has over 6,200 pieces and sets of Ming and Qing furniture in its collection, many of which are rare and superb examples. For many decades, these treasures have been stored deep within the collection storehouses. Now, after almost three years of planning and renovation, the South Storehouses are now open as a modern space for showcasing exquisite examples of dynastic furniture. The inaugural exhibition features over 300 pieces and sets of exquisite Qing-dynasty furniture used by the Imperial Court.
French artist Philippe Parreno’s reputation has been built on the diversity of a practice that spans a vast range of media including film, sculpture, drawing and performance. Through his multidisciplinary practice, Parreno has created unexpected artworks that question the boundaries between reality and fiction, often blurring the distinction between the two.
Lin Aojie: Those Who Like Playing Tricks Usually Don’t Live a Good Life
In this solo show, Lin Aojie tries to tell the truth about the art industry through various media, exploring and reflecting on the survival predicament and future development of artists, art professionals and art institutions.
Celebrating the Spring Festival in the Forbidden City
This display of 885 cultural relics takes visitors back in time to the royal rituals of the Qing Dynasty. Highlights include the character fu handwritten by the Kangxi, Yongzheng, Qianlong, Jiaqing and Daoguang Emperors, and scenes of replicated Imperial New Year banquets based on studies of royal files.
Featuring work from more than 10 Korean photographers, Greetings from South Korea explores South Korean society during the mid-20th century, artistic influences from the West and contemporary photography from today’s youth.
Qiu Zhijie has been creating hundreds of intricate maps of the relationships among his various artworks, using the ink and brushwork of landscape painting to condense ideas, individuals, objects, incidents, and situations. This exhibition shows how they are woven together, offering a possibility for understanding them in relation to each other.
The French musical dramatization of the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart begins when he is 17 and ends with his death in 1791 at the age of 35. Mixing original pop-rock compositions with Mozart’s own work, its lavish production values capture the ornate world of the late 18th century and the music and styles of the modern era.