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Saturday Art – A Chinese painting that has come alive using computer animation

March 3, 2018

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British Museum
Explore a beautiful Chinese scroll through this immersive video! The painting depicts the forest near Mount Baiyue (now Mount Qiyun) in Anhui province in the east of China. The composition unfolds layer upon layer through multiple perspectives, and was made in 1623 by Chinese artist Xiang Shengmo.

See this magnificent scroll and explore the history of China and South Asia in our newly renovated gallery:

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