Tate landscapes to be exhibited in Shanghai

Updated 2018-03-23 14:09:06

Over 70 British landscape paintings from Tate will be exhibited in China this April, Shanghai Museum announced Thursday.

The exhibition, Landscapes of the Mind: Masterpieces from Tate Britain (1700-1980), will be run from late April to early August in the Shanghai Museum.

The exhibition will feature works of some of the most treasured British artists including Gainsborough, Turner, Constable and Nicholson, and give the audience a glimpse of British history and culture across 300 years.

Maria Balshaw, director of Tate Museums, said that the works coming to China for the first time, comprise "a superb selection of works of outstanding beauty and originality."

Tate is a world-renowned family of four galleries, including Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives. Tate Britain also hosts the Turner Prize, one of the most highly respected art prizes in the world.

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