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"By the People: Creative Chinese Characters" exhibition

Cultural & Leisure

05-10-2022

Chinese characters have been used for over 3,000 years. With their unique structures and shapes, the characters have served as an important conduit and genre for the literati and calligraphers to create their works throughout history. A vast array of applications for Chinese characters have been developed in different places, and all kinds of creative adaptations can be found in the works of craftspeople, artists, the literati and calligraphers. They can also be found in the everyday lives of ordinary people, through their games, religions, festivals and ceremonies. The exhibition presents the value of Chinese characters in the cultural lifestyle and contemporary creation through research on Chinese characters in different areas, providing visitors with multiple perspectives to explore the relationship between Chinese characters, calligraphy and art creativity.

Date

09-09-2022 ~ 26-11-2023

Time

09/09/2022 - 26/11/2023

Venue

Hong Kong Museum of Art

10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Map

Organiser

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Fee

Free of Charge

Phone No.

2721 0116
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