35 pottery artworks from the Corfu Museum of Asian Art will be on display for the first time at China Yuzhou Jun Royal Kiln Site Museum.
As part of events for the “2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation of Creative Industries”, the Corfu Museum of Asian Art presents the exhibition “One Road One Belt Exhibition - The Corfu Asian Art Museum of Greece in Yuzhou” at China’s Yuzhou Jun Royal Kiln Site Museum, from 29 September through to 30 November 2017.
The exhibition features 35 artifacts of Chinese ceramic art from the Museum’s collection, representing the most important periods of Chinese art from the end of the Shang up to the Qing dynasty (12th c. BC – 19th c. AD).
The works will be on display at the Yuzhou Jun Royal Kiln Site Museum, an important centre for the promotion of Chinese porcelaine as well as a hub for the revival of traditional methods of ceramic and porcelaine art and industry. The exhibits come from the Corfu Museum owner’s collection and will be on display for the first time in Chins, one hundred years after their acquisition.
The exhibition is organized by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Corfu Museum of Asian Art in cooperation with the China Yuzhou Jun Royal Kiln Museum, the Master Alliance of Art Ceramic in China and the New Silk Road / Greece-China Culture and Friendship Association. It is curated by the Corfu Museum of Asian Art Director, Ms Despina Zerniotis CMG.