Friday, April 28, 2017

Ancient Buddhist art exhibit opens at Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul

YONHAP NEWS AGENCY
This photo, provided by The Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul, shows the entrance of the Mogao Caves. (Yonhap)
SEOUL---The Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul opens an exhibition Monday to shed light on ancient cultural exchanges through the Silk Road and sophisticated Buddhist art that flourished along the trade route linking Asia and Europe. "The Silk Road: Reflection of Mutual Learning -- Dunhuang Art Archive Exhibit" will showcase some 50 pieces of art that include mural-related drawings, old photos of the Mogao Caves -- also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes -- and paintings about Dunhuang by modern Chinese artists. There will also be a 4-D documentary on the murals. [link]

The image shows the poster of "The Silk Road: Reflection of Mutual Learning -- Dunhuang Art Archive Exhibit," that will run from April 24 to June 10, 2017. (Yonhap)

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