Exposição: West Encounters East: A Cultural Conversation between Chinese and European Ceramics

Exposição: West Encounters East: A Cultural Conversation between Chinese and European Ceramics

O Museu cedeu em empréstimo ao Museu de Xangai, quatro peças de porcelana da China para a exposição temporária: “West Encounters East: A Cultural Conversation between Chinese and European Ceramics”

 

Local: Museu de Xangai, China

Data: Outubro 2021 – 16 Janeiro 2022

 

“Exhibition On Ceramic Exchanges and Interaction between China and Europe

Co-organized by the Shanghai Museum and Musée National des Arts Asiatiques – Guimet, a new exhibition on Chinese export porcelain and its interaction with the Western world will be open in Shanghai from October, 2021 to January, 2022.

This exhibition would present over 200 items to the public, including loans from Musée National des Arts Asiatiques – Guimet, Musée du Louvre, Sèvres – Cité de la Céramique, Musée des Beaux Arts de Valenciennes, National Museum of Ancient Art (Lisbon), Casa-Museu Medeiros e Almeida, Casa-Museu Anastácio Gonçalves, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Rijksmuseum and other museums and institutions. This event also gets special support from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

Different from other shows on trade porcelain, this exhibition aims to illustrate Chinese wares in the Western context and reveal the cultural exchanges and interaction between the East and West. It will be divided into three major parts to discuss how these wares from the Orient were traded to, used, appreciated, redecorated or even transformed in Europe to fit into the Western culture context and influenced the ceramics production of various areas. This is the first exhibition of this kind in China.

Sponsored by the Michelin Foundation, a 3D reconstruction of the porcelain pyramidal ceiling in Santos Palace -actual French Embassy in Portugal- will be placed in the gallery to provide the audience with the sensational immersion experience.”