CULTURE Bringing art to life

CULTURE

Bringing art to life

By Chen Nan | China Daily

08:03, September 16, 2020

Actors and actresses re-create Bunian Tu, a renowned Tang Dynasty (618-907) painting by Yan Liben, also housed at the Palace Museum, of which shows Emperor Taizong receiving a Tubo envoy. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Actors bring the paintings to life by imagining the conversations that might have taken place between the featured characters. [Photo provided to China Daily]

In an online program, Chinese Paintings' Adventure, real actors bring to life some artworks, such as Xihu Yinqu Tu by Qian Xuan of Song Dynasty (960-1279), which depicts a reclusive poet, his disciple and a crane appreciating plum blossoms, and the Portrait of Yunli, Prince Guo, believed to be the work of Mangguri (1672-1736), both of which are housed at the Palace Museum. [Photo provided to China Daily]

In an online program, Chinese Paintings' Adventure, real actors bring to life some artworks, such as Xihu Yinqu Tu by Qian Xuan of Song Dynasty (960-1279), which depicts a reclusive poet, his disciple and a crane appreciating plum blossoms, and the Portrait of Yunli, Prince Guo, believed to be the work of Mangguri (1672-1736), both of which are housed at the Palace Museum. [Photo provided to China Daily]

[Photo provided to China Daily]

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