A Space Appreciating painting and calligraphy, cultivate the literati’s interest in
the Southern Branch of National Palace Museum
In response to the expectation of the audience, the Southern Branch of National Palace Museum planned the gallery S203 as a painting and calligraphy gallery for exhibition. On June 9th, the ” A Space Appreciating painting and calligraphy exhibition ” was grandly launched.
There were more than 6,000 traditional paintings and calligraphy collected in the National Palace Museum. Due to the material, it can only be displayed for 3 months at a time. After the exhibition, it must be resting for 18 months. Even if there are more than 6,000 pieces, it must support the permanent exhibitions of the North and South Branch and Special exhibitions on various themes, curating arrangements are also painstaking. This first-stage exhibition show 46 works, 12 important antiquities, and 27 general antiquities. It introduces the development of painting and calligraphy with systematically, and shows the diverse style of calligraphy and painting in the Palace Museum. The newly-made vertical shaft cabinet greatly reduces the distance between the painting and the audience from the past 70 cm to 20 cm. It is necessary for the audience to watch all the details and exquisiteness of the fine painting and calligraphy works of the Palace Museum.
The works dates from the Six Dynasties (222-589 AD) to the Republic of China, and the style of painting and various book styles have evolved. Painting can be divided into three themes of characters, flowers and birds, and landscapes. According to differences in geography, use, or artistic proposition, there are many expression styles; calligraphy evolves from seal script to official script styles such as cursive script,running script , regular script, etc. There are 12 important antiquities registered in accordance with the “Cultural Assets Preservation Law” in this exhibit, such as “Yun Yun Qing Ying Tu” painted by Wu Zhen, one of the four major members of the late Yuan Dynasty, and ” Ni Kuan’s biography ” written by Chu Suiliang, one of the three major members of the early Tang Dynasty Kuan Chuan Zhanjuan, etc., are important exhibits in the library that are hard to show out.
The special exhibition “A Space-Appreciating of Painting and Calligraphy in the Palace Museum ” is a collection of treasures in the National Palace Museum. This heavyweight collection of painting and calligraphy is displayed in two stages. The first-stage exhibition period is till September 13th. , The second-stage will be till January 3 next year, please take the time to visit the Southern Branch of National Palace Museum.