NGV International Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

It was not until archaeologists in the twentieth century unearthed masterful bronzes, delicately crafted jades and boldly decorated ceramics that the advanced levels of civilisation, artistry and refined aesthetics that existed in China’s past were fully revealed.

This provided a greater understanding of the rituals, social customs, preparation for the afterlife and quest for immortality that remained central to Chinese culture.

From 24 May – 13 October 2019

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Posted on July 26, 2019

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