Terracotta Warriors // Guardians of Immortality

  • Fri May 24 - Sun Oct 13 2019
  • Family
    All Ages
  • Family (2 adults + 3 children) $65.00 | Adult $30.00 | Concession $25.00 | Child (5–15 years) $10.00

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In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside an exhibition of new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality is a large-scale presentation of the Qin Emperor’s terracotta warriors, which, discovered in 1974 in China’s Shaanxi province, are regarded as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the twentieth century and widely described as the eighth wonder of the world. The presentation features more than 150 exquisite treasures of historic Chinese art and design alongside contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang's complementary artworks.

What you need to know:

When: 10am - 4pm, May 24 - October 13, 2019

Where: NGV, Fed Square

Cost: Family (2 adults + 3 children) $65.00 | Adult $30.00 | Concession $25.00 | Child (5–15 years) $10.00

For more info: ngv.vic.gov.au

 

Image Credit: Mark Mahaney / NGV

 

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