Featuring over 180 Japanese objects and more than 50 objects from the museum’s classical Ming and Qing dynasties furniture collection, the exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into two Asian superpowers’ differing yet equally lavish arts and crafts movements during the 17th to 19th century.
Following BBC’s smash radio/podcast program A History of the World in 100 Objects, the British Museum is lending Hong Kong the featured rare treasures that traces human power, belief, art, trading and technology from 2 million years ago to the present.
Contemporary Indian artist N S Harsha’s (b. 1969, Mysuru) 20 works, spanning over 20 years of his career, showcase his expansive artistic practice of paintings and sculptures that explore how nature stimulates creative thinking and artistic forms.
Featuring historic photos, vintage cotton products, as well as archival documents and objects, this exhibition unravels the rich history of Hong Kong’s textile industry.