Detail from China’s oldest surviving paper painting, Five Oxen (detail), which the Hong Kong Palace Museum is using in publicity about its first exhibitions in 2022. It won’t say if the grade-one national treasure will be among the first 800 exhibits lent by The Palace Museum in Beijing. Photo: The Palace Museum
Detail from China’s oldest surviving paper painting, Five Oxen (detail), which the Hong Kong Palace Museum is using in publicity about its first exhibitions in 2022. It won’t say if the grade-one national treasure will be among the first 800 exhibits lent by The Palace Museum in Beijing. Photo: The Palace Museum
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Hong Kong Palace Museum hints at content of its first exhibitions by posting image of painting Five Oxen, a grade 1 Chinese national treasure

  • Museum’s director stresses it won’t house touring exhibitions from Beijing, but pick from its collection and show works in a way Hong Kong people can relate to
  • Art history experts voice hope for museum and stress the importance of its values, which Ng sums up as having a global perspective on Chinese cultural history

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Detail from China’s oldest surviving paper painting, Five Oxen (detail), which the Hong Kong Palace Museum is using in publicity about its first exhibitions in 2022. It won’t say if the grade-one national treasure will be among the first 800 exhibits lent by The Palace Museum in Beijing. Photo: The Palace Museum
Detail from China’s oldest surviving paper painting, Five Oxen (detail), which the Hong Kong Palace Museum is using in publicity about its first exhibitions in 2022. It won’t say if the grade-one national treasure will be among the first 800 exhibits lent by The Palace Museum in Beijing. Photo: The Palace Museum
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