Daily Archives: December 20, 2011

A Moving Masterpiece: The Song Dynasty As Living Art,

Possibly the world's largest and longest digital Chinese scroll painting!

Last week I went to the largest art exhibition Singapore has ever seen. Spanning 10,000 sq m, the exhibition titled A Moving Masterpiece: The Song Dynasty As Living Art, makes it Singapore’s largest ever art show.

It has, as its centerpiece, the 128 m by 6.5m animated reproduction of Qing Ming Shang He Tu, which was the hit of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo last year. The digital painting, which features moving and talking characters, has travelled to Hong Kong, Macau and Taipei, delighting over 10 million people. It makes its debut outside Greater China in Singapore.  The exhibition boasts educational and interactive elements, created especially to enhance the visitor’s experience.

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