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Treasured Masterpieces from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

Treasured Masterpieces from the National Palace Museum, Taipei
Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries   June 24, 2014 (Tue) - September 15, 2014 (Mon)

  
Man and bear
Qing dynasty, 18th - 19th century

Renowned works have been carefully selected for this exhibition from the cultural properties in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei. The exhibition aims to introduce widely the characteristics and exquisiteness of Chinese culture.
From ancient times, people in Japan have been familiar with Chinese culture and have actively sought to assimilate it. Distinctive Japanese culture, which was formed subsequently, can be better appreciated through an understanding of the fine Chinese cultural properties in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei.

*Only this exhibition will be opened on Monday, August 18, August 25 (regular exhibitions closed).

Highlights of the Exhibition

General Information

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Highlights of the Exhibition


The Jadeite Cabbage: Flawless Beauty of Nature, Unparalleled Exquisiteness of Technique

1 Origins of the Chinese Imperial Collections—The Dawn of Ritual
2 The Huizong Collection—An Eastern Renaissance
3 Calligraphy of the Northern Song Scholar-Officials—Beauty Beyond Form
4 The Brilliance of Southern Song Court Culture—The Immortal Classics
5 Paintings and Calligraphy of the Yuan Literati—Men of Ideal Style
6 The Magnificence of Chinese Decorative Arts —Rivalry between Heaven and Man
7 Sovereign and Ritual—Ancient Bronzes and Jades
8 Reality of the Qing Dynasty—His Daily Duties
9 The Qianlong Imperial Collection—Reorganization of Chinese Traditional Culture
10 Masterpieces of the Qing Dynasty Imperial Workshops—Models of Multicultural Exchange

 

The Jadeite Cabbage: Flawless Beauty of Nature, Unparalleled Exquisiteness of Technique

翠玉白菜 Jadeite Cabbage
Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century
[on exhibit from June 24 to July 7, 2014, Honkan Room T5]


June 24 - July 7 open until 20:00 (Last entry 30 minutes before closing).
*Only this exhibition will be opened on Monday, June 30, July 7(regular exhibitions closed).

 

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1  Origins of the Chinese Imperial Collections—The Dawn of Ritual

 

Pan basin with scattered names
Western Zhou dynasty, 9th–8th century BC
散氏盤

 

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2 The Huizong Collection—An Eastern Renaissance

 

Fluted bowl, celadon glaze
Ru ware
Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century

 

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3 Calligraphy of the Northern Song Scholar-Officials—Beauty Beyond Form

 

草書花気詩帖頁 Poem on the Scent of Flowers in cursive
By Huang Tingjian
Northern Song dynasty, 11th century

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4 The Brilliance of Southern Song Court Culture—The Immortal Classics

 

静聴松風図軸 Listening Quietly to the Wind in the Pines
By Ma Lin
Southern Song dynasty, 13th century
[on exhibit from August 5 to September 15, 2014]

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5 Paintings and Calligraphy of the Yuan Literati—Men of Ideal Style

 

Clouds Crossing the Majestic Peaks
By Gao Kegong
Yuan dynasty, 14th century
[on exhibit from June 24 to August 3, 2014]
雲横秀嶺図軸

 

 
The Red Cliff
By Wu Yuanzhi
Jin dynasty, 12th century
[on exhibit from August 5 to September 15, 2014]

 

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6 The Magnificence of Chinese Decorative Arts—Rivalry between Heaven and Man

 

Nine Goats Commencing the New Year
Yuan dynasty, 13th–14th century

 

Rectangular tray with design of paired dragons
Ming dynasty, dated 1589 (Wanli 17)

 

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7 Sovereign and Ritual—Ancient Bronzes and Jades

 

 蟠龍文盤 Pan basin with coiled dragon motif
Yin dynasty, 13th–11th century BC

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8 Reality of the Qing Dynasty—His Daily Duties

 

 新嘉量

Jialiang volume measure
Xin dynasty, dated 9 (Shijianguo 1)

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9 The Qianlong Imperial Collection—Reorganization of Chinese Traditional Culture

 

Square curio box with multiple treasures
Qing dynasty, Qianlong era (1736–1795)

 

 

 
Calligraphic Register in cursive script
By Sun Guoting
Tang dynasty, dated 687 (Chuigong 3)
[on exhibit from June 24 to August 3, 2014]

 

 
Poem on the Cold Food Observance in Huangzhou in running script
By Su Shi
Northern Song dynasty, 11th–12th century
[on exhibit from August 5 to September 15, 2014]

 

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10 Masterpieces of the Qing Dynasty Imperial Workshops—Models of Multicultural Exchange

 

Vase, painted gold on indigo ground, with revolving interior with swimming fishes design in fencai overglaze enamel
Jingdezhen ware
Qing dynasty, Qianlong era (1736–1795)

 

Man and bear
Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century

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General Information

Period Tuesday, June 24 - Sunday, September 15, 2014
Venue Heiseikan, Honkan RoomT5 (open during the period of June 24 - July 7 only ), Tokyo National Museum (Ueno Park)
Hours 9:30 - 17:00 (Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays until 18:00
Fridays and June 24 - July 7 until 20:00
(Last entry 30 minutes before closing)
Closed

 July 14, July 22, July 28, August 4, September 1, September 8
*Only this exhibition will be opened on Monday, June 30, July 7, August 18 and August 25 (regular exhibitions closed).

Admission Adults: 1600 (1400/1300) yen
University students: 1200 (1000/900) yen
High school students: 700 (600/500) yen
Junior high school students and under: Free
* Prices shown in ( ) indicate advance and group (more than 20 persons) discount tickets.
* Persons with disabilities are admitted free with one accompanying person each.
* Advance tickets will be on sale at the museum ticket booths (during museum opening hours excluding the last 30 minutes), from Tuesday, April 1 to Monday, June 23, 2014.Sunday, June 22, 2014. Other major ticketing agencies on sale to Monday, June 23, 2014.  
Access 10 minutes' walk from JR Ueno Station (Park exit) and Uguisudani Station
15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station, Tokyo Metro Ueno Station and Tokyo Metro Nezu Station
With the Special Support of Japan-Republic of China Parliamentary Friendship League
Organizer Tokyo National Museum, National Palace Museum,Taipei, NHK, NHK Promotions Inc., The Yomiuri Shimbun, Fuji Television Network, inc., The Asahi Shimbun, The Mainichi Newspapers, The Tokyo Shimbun
With the Special Assistance of TBS, TV Asahi Corporation, Nippon Television Network Corporation, K.K. Kyodo News
With the Assistance of China Airlines
  文化庁ロゴ This exhibition is covered by the Japanese Act on the Indemnification of Damage to Works of Art in Exhibitions.
General Inquiries 03-5405-8686 (Hello Dial)

Other venue

Kyushu National Museum : Tuesday, October 7 - Sunday, November 30, 2014

 

Related Website

  http://www.taipei2014.jp/ (In Japanese)

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