Pure Land: Images of Immortals in Chinese Art | University of Oxford

Pure Land: Images of Immortals in Chinese Art

Event date
1 Mar 2016 to 2 Oct 2016
Event time
10:00 - 17:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Event type
Exhibitions
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

During China’s war with Japan in the 1940s, many artists took refuge in Sichuan province, and from there some journeyed to Dunhuang and painted copies of the famous cave temple murals. This display shows rare examples of their work alongside other images of popular deities.