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Unidentified Artist, Portrait of Shen Zhou at Age Eighty, 1506, The Palace Museum, Beijing. © The Palace Museum Collection

Unidentified Artist, Portrait of Shen Zhou at Age Eighty, 1506, The Palace Museum, Beijing. © The Palace Museum Collection

Season 1, episode 10

This episode gives a unique insight into the new V&A exhibition Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 – 1900. The Exhibition Curator Hongxing Zhang is in conversation with Glenn Adamson, and Craig Clunas, a specialist in Chinese art history from The University of Oxford. The broad range and diversity of materials and techniques in the exhibition is discussed, as well as highlights from the show such as a fourteen metre scroll displayed in its full length for the first time.

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