A Friday night, curator-led viewing of the NGV’s Exhibition: Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang

A Friday night, curator-led viewing of the NGV’s Exhibition:  Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang
CHINESE Kneeling archer (cropped), Qin Dynasty 221–207 BCE, earthenware, 120.0 cm. Excavated from Pit 2, Qin Shihuang’s mausoleum site, Lintong District, Xi’an, 1999.

Join us at the NGV for a special viewing of the NGV's Winter blockbuster exhibition Terracotta Warriors and Cai Guo-Qiang.

In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside an exhibition of new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.

From the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BCE), Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality presents eight terracotta warriors alongside two full-sized horses and two replica bronze chariots. The exhibition also features more than 150 treasures of historic Chinese art and design.

Exposing traditional Chinese materials, paper, porcelain, and silk to gunpowder explosions during a series of live ignitions, Cai Guo-Qiang: the Transient Landscape presents a new body of work inspired by China's first emperor Qin Shihuang and the creation of the terracotta warriors.

Limited availability to 20 persons. Ticket price provides access to the exhibition and the gallery's Friday night entertainment until 10 pm. Members are invited to join the curators for a post-tour meal at Southbank after the tour at their own expense.

When: Friday 28 June, 6pm to 7.15pm

Where: National Gallery of Vuctoria

Cost: $35 per person. 

How to Book: RSVP to this email address only: vic.taasa@gmail.com. Please make all bookings and payments in advance. No refunds. Tickets limited to 20. For further information contact Anita Archer on 0402 067 070.

How to Pay:
1.  By Direct Debit (“your name NGV" as reference)
BSB: 012 003     Account Number: 2185 28414
Account Name:   The Asian Arts Society of Australia

2. By credit card on this website - see booking button on top right of this page


Inset photo:

Cai Guo-Qiang Lust 2017 (cropped). Photo by Yvonne Zhao, courtesy Cai Studio © Cai Guo-Qiang.


Friday, 28th June, 2019 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm