Wishful Monkeys from Nanjing Museum

This year’s Chinese New Year falls on February 8 and it is the year of the Monkey. Nanjing Museum has a special exhibition titled “Wishful Monkeys” that showcases a variety of artworks all depicting the monkey. They include paintings, ceramics, lacquer ware, clay figurine, various carved objects, Nanjing “rain flower” stones, etc. The exhibition is through April 25, 2016.

  • agate_monkey
  • famille-rose_monkeys
  • lacquerware_three-monkeys
  • huishan-clay-figurine_monkey-king
  • shadow-puppet_monkey
  • stone-carving_monkey
  • wood-carving_gibbon
  • nanjing-yuhua-stone_monkey