Art: Show reflects influence of Confucianism and Taoism on paintings
est river Nile is around 6,670 km, the Great Wall is more than three times the river’s length. The length of the Great Wall means it’s very difficult to protect and maintain. The authorities say that an overall plan for the protection of the Great Wall will be finished before the end of next year.
is an art exhibition being held at Beijing’s Museum of the Confucius Temple and the Imperial Academy. It shows how artists today infuse elements of Confucianism and Taoism into their works. The show, which displays some 100 figure paintings, landscapes and flower-and-bird works of Yuan Wu, Cao Wu and Xia Tiaxing, runs until Dec 13. Qin Dailun, the exhibition’s curator from the Chinese National Museum of Ethnology, says while Yuan has adopted a realistic approach to enrich the expressiveness of traditional figure painting,