Open daily 10.00 to 17.45 Admission free Menu

d'Argencé, R-YL (ed), Chinese, Korean and Japanese Sculpture in Avery Brundage Collection. Kodansha, 1979

Chang Foundation, Buddhist Images in Gilt Metal, Taipei, 1993

National Palace Museum, The Crucible Of Compassion and Wisdom, Taipei, 1987. Exhibition Catalogue from the Nitta Collection

Paludan, Ann, The Chinese Spirit Road, Yale University Press, 1991. ISBN. 0 300 04597 2

Royal Academy of Art, Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries. London, 2002

Siren, O.  Chinese Sculpture from the Fifth to the Fourteenth Centuries.  Four volumes, London 1925

Snellgrove, David (ed), The Image of the Buddha, UNESCO, 1978. ISBN. 0 906026 00 8

Sullivan, Michael, Cave Temples of Maichishan, Faber & Faber, 1969. ISBN. 571 09035 4

Shop online

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Painting has always been regarded by the Chinese as a supreme art, its merits equal to those of poetry and philosophy. The tradition can be traced ove…

Buy now

Discover South Kensington

Discover South Kensington brings together the Victoria and Albert Museum and the other leading cultural and educational organisations to promote innovation and learning. South Kensington is the home of science, arts and inspiration. Discovery is at the core of what happens here and there is so much to explore every day.

Find out more

Event - Gallery Talk: Daoist objects in the V&A Collection

Thu 10 March 2016 13:00–14:00

GALLERY TALK: Daoism is the indigenous religious tradition of China. It has a rich history of cultural production but is often misunderstood. Join curator Yu-pink Lik to find out more about this profoundly important aspect of Chinese culture through objects currently on display in the T. T. Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art.

Book online