Witty Monkeys in Chinese Culture: Celebrating the Year of the Monkey

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the Monkey. To welcome the Lunar New Year, the Art Museum, CUHK presents the exhibition, “Witty Monkeys in Chinese Culture: Celebrating the Year of the Monkey”. Staging exhibits from the Han dynasty to modern China, this special
, 'The White Apes,' 1940, Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Huang Kan

The White Apes, 1940

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Carved Jade Group of Three Monkeys Holding a Peach,' , Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Carved Jade Group of Three Monkeys Holding a Peach

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Rubbings of Qianjin Houwang Inkstone ,' , Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Rubbings of Qianjin Houwang Inkstone

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Gibbon in Snow,' 1910, Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Gao Qifeng

Gibbon in Snow, 1910

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Covered Box in the Form of Pomegranate and Monkey in Susancai Glaze,' , Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Covered Box in the Form of Pomegranate and Monkey in Susancai Glaze

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Copper Seal with Two Characters “Zuo Gong”, and a Knob in the Shape of Monkey,' , Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Copper Seal with Two Characters “Zuo Gong”, and a Knob in the Shape of Monkey

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

, 'Rubbings of Qianjin Houwang Inkstone,' , Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Rubbings of Qianjin Houwang Inkstone

Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong