All posts tagged “Qing dynasty

Empresses of China’s Forbidden City at The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), August 18, 2018 – February 10, 2019

“Empresses of China’s Forbidden City is the first major international exhibition to explore the role of empresses in China’s last dynasty—the Qing dynasty, from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular works, including imperial portraits, jewelry, garments, Buddhist sculptures, and decorative art objects from the Palace Museum, Beijing (known… Read More

Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty: Concept and Design by Robert Wilson at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, February 3 – May 27, 2018

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) collaborated with celebrated theatre director and visual artist Robert Wilson to organize a first-of-its-kind exhibition highlighting the drama, rituals, and opulence of the Qing Empire, the last imperial dynasty of China. The exhibition presents objects from Mia’s renowned collection of Chinese art, including rare court… Read More