Embracing Color: Enamel in Chinese Decorative Arts, 1300–1900
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Discover the vibrant world of Chinese decorative arts at the Embracing Color: Enamel in Chinese Decorative Arts, 1300–1900 exhibition, happening at The Met Fifth Avenue in New York. From Saturday April 13, 2024, to Monday February 17, 2025, this captivating event organized by The Met will showcase the aesthetic, technical, and cultural achievements of Chinese enamel wares.
For too long, enamel decoration has been overlooked, but this exhibition aims to change that. Delve into the transformative role of enamel during the Ming and Qing dynasties, as the exhibition takes you on a journey through two pivotal moments in Chinese art history.
The first transformation occurred in the late 14th to 15th century, when the introduction of cloisonné enamel from the West and the development of porcelain with overglaze enamels revolutionized Chinese decorative arts. Witness the shift from a monochromatic palette to vibrant and colorful works that captivated the eyes and hearts of art enthusiasts.
The second transformation took place in the late 17th to 18th century, when European enameling materials and techniques made their way to the Qing court. Chinese artists skillfully applied enamels over porcelain, metal, glass, and other mediums, resulting in more subtle and varied color tones. It's fascinating to see how Chinese artists didn't simply adopt or copy foreign techniques, but actively created new colors and styles that reflected their own unique taste.
With over 100 objects on display, mainly drawn from The Met collection, this exhibition offers a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history and artistry of Chinese enamel wares. From intricate cloisonné pieces to delicate porcelain works, each object tells a story of creativity, innovation, and cultural significance.
Don't miss out on this extraordinary event. Visit The Met's website for more information and plan your visit to the Embracing Color: Enamel in Chinese Decorative Arts, 1300–1900 exhibition. Get ready to be inspired by the beauty and craftsmanship of Chinese decorative arts like never before.