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China Institute Gallery
100 Washington Street
New York 10006
entrance at 40 Rector St, 2nd floor

(212) 744 8181
chinainstitute.org

Hours: 
September 22, 2022 – January 6, 2023
Monday to Friday 10AM to 5 PM
Closed on Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
China Institute Gallery plans to reopen in Spring 2023
China Institute Gallery is continuously offering a vibrant virtual experience with digital access to
past exhibitions in the field of Chinese art: chinainstitute.org/virtual-gallery.

Mountains And Painting


Huang Shaofen (active 1881-1901), Teaching in Haimen (detail), handscroll, ink and color on paper, Matthew J. Edlund Dongguanlou Collection

An Educational Journey Through Landscape Art
September 22, 2022 – January 6, 2023

Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm
Combining photography of the renowned Chinese mountains with original Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Chinese landscape paintings from U.S. private collections, this showcase spotlights twenty-two works of art by thirteen artists, revealing the importance of mountain culture in Chinese history and art. The assembled works will highlight the formats, compositions, techniques, subjects, and aesthetics of Chinese painting. This unique display will provide basic knowledge of landscape painting, as well as inspire further interest in the genre and arouse and appreciation of the relationship between man and nature in Chinese culture.

Mountains and Painting is made possible by the generous support of the Center for Language Education and Cooperation and an anonymous donor. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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Upcoming Exhibition

Flowers on a River: The Art of Chinese Flower and Bird Painting, 1368–1911

Masterworks from Tianjin Museum and Changzhou Museum
Opening Spring 2023
Organized by China Institute Gallery, Tianjin Museum, and Changzhou Museum

Approximately 100 masterworks by 59 artists will represent the most important works in the genre of flower and bird painting over a span of 500 years during the Ming and Qing dynasties. This exhibition will explore the academic, literati and individualistic styles and examine the use of coded imagery in these stunning depictions of flora and fauna to transmit meanings—central to Chinese art and culture—that link the natural world and the human experience.