National Library of China displays digital murals

(26 April 2017) A new exhibition showcasing digital replicas of murals and sculptures from Buddhist temples in North China’s Shanxi Province kicked off on Tuesday at the National Library of China (NLC) in Beijing.

Hosted by the Chinese Fine Art Research and Development Center (CFARDC) under the Chinese Folk Literature and Art Association and the Cultural Relics Collection and Authentication Committee under the Chinese Society of Cultural Heritage, Inheritance and Protection: Temple Arts from Shanxi Province features 30 digital replicas of murals located in temples and monasteries throughout Shanxi Province.

The replicas on display are the result of five years worth of effort by a team of experts from Guwenming, a Beijing-based institution dedicated to the protection of traditional Chinese culture and art.

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