Crow Museum of Asian Art presents "Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection" Opening Day

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Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection
Miniature Mountain, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong period (1736-95), 18th century, Nephrite and wood stand, 8 x 15 x 5 in. Crow Museum of Asian Art, 1977.11 Photo courtesy of Crow Museum of Asian Art

“Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection” spotlights mountains, which lie at the heart of Chinese culture and art. A bridge between the human and transcendental realms, mountains have provided an enduring source of inspiration for poets, scholars and artists and continue to remain an important theme within China’s various artistic traditions. Drawn from the museum’s outstanding collection of later-period Chinese jade objects, this exhibition will focus on carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature. For both sculptor and viewer, landscape imagery illustrates an understanding of the inseparability of oneself from the surrounding world, where the journey through the mountains symbolizes the path to an immortal realm.

The exhibit will be on display through January 6, 2019.

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Crow Museum of Asian Art
2010 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201

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Admission is free.