UNITED KINGDOM – TAASA Review September 2014
Ming the golden empire National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh 27 June 19 October 2014 The exhibition includes works from the Nanjing Museum, including `Chinese National Treasures’, and introduces key aspects of the Ming dynasty, focussing on the remarkable cultural, technological and economic achievements of the period. For further information: www.nms.ac.uk Ming 50 years that changed China 18 September 2014 5 January 2015 British Museum, London University of Oxford, have jointly curated this year’s blockbuster exhibition at the British Museum.
Ming 50 Years that Changed China focuses on the 50 years from 1400 to 1450 that the curators maintain, changed China irrecoverably.
It was not only a period when the Ming dynasty established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City, but also a period when China was thoroughly connected with the outside world enabling Chinese artists to absorb and reinterpret outside influences...