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Nature's Song: Chinese Bird and Flower Paintings



A stunning collection of traditional Chinese flower and bird paintings spanning 600 years, on show in the UK for the first time.

Nature's Song: Chinese Bird and Flower Paintings

21st January23rd April

National Museum, Cardiff 

A stunning collection of traditional Chinese flower and bird paintings spanning 600 years, on show in the UK for the first time.

The exhibition illustrates the different formats used for flower and bird painting, from hanging scrolls to handscrolls intended for viewing on a table top to fans which were a form of portable art.

The ‘Four Treasures’ of traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy are ink stones, ink sticks, brushes and paper. In the skilled hands of great artists, these conjure up a vision of nature in which we can imagine the fragrance of flowers and the chorus of birds – the song of nature.

Nature’s Song has been organised in collaboration with China Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing, and is the first opportunity to see these highlights of their collection in the UK.

For more information contact the National Museum, Cardiff on 0300 111 2 333

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