Gallery: Myths and Legends Come to Life
Oct. 15, 2020
A child checks out an exhibit inspired by Chinese mythology, a water god with eight faces, eight legs and a tiger’s body, on Wednesday at Zhejiang Art Museum in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province.
Visitors stroll around the exhibition entitled “The New Classic of Mountains and Seas: Contemporary Art on Chinese Original Myths and Legends.”
Gallery patrons examine the art display titled “Fairy Tale World” in the Hangzhou exhibition.
A visitor highlights a print which was created around four often-touted mythological creatures in Chinese history that are believed to bring good luck and happiness to people’s lives.
Visitors walk through a corridor decorated with intricate paintings on both sides of the gallery walls.
A visitor checks the introduction information about a crab-like object on display.
A child reads an edition of “The Classic of Mountains and Seas,” a collection of Chinese mythology that first appeared in the Han Dynasty (202BC-220AD).