National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

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  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A grand exhibition of treasures from France's Louvre Museum, one of the oldest large museums in the world, was held in Beijing around the Spring Festival. A collection of 126 art treasures from the Louvre, including sculptures, paintings, cultural relics and handicrafts, are on display at the Invention of Louvre exhibition that opened at the National Museum of China on Jan. 13. The exhibition, which is divided into six parts, shows the relationship between the changes to its building clusters and the royal family, between the nobles, artists and collectors of all times, and explores the ways for museums to seek sustainable development and enrich their collections. The exhibition will run until March 31. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    Mrs. Hu and her husband bring their four-year-old son to the exhibition to get a closer look at the treasures. "Although my son is too young to be able to fully appreciate the charisma of these artworks on exhibition, I would like him to cultivate an artistic sentiment at an early age," Hu said. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    Mrs. Hu shows an item on display to her son. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    The exhibition offers self-service guidance via cellphone to visitors. Visitors are able to listen to explanations of the exhibits by following the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China and then sending the numbers of each item on display to the account, or by simply scanning the QR codes identifying each item. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    Ms. Yang from Beijing shows a CCTV.com reporter how the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China works. "Through this way, I feel more at ease visiting the exhibition. This is more convenient and user-friendly," Yang says. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A female visitor listens to an explanation of an item on display via the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A female visitor in traditional clothing takes pictures of an item on display. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A male visitor takes pictures of an item on display.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A mother shows an item on display to her son. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A photo of Leoh Ming Pei in front of the glass pyramid he designed. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A sculpture of Jean de la Fontaine. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A horse's head piece, part of a marble sculpture from Greece. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A bronze statue of Denis Diderot. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A jade carving of Gaius Octavius Augustus.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A stone carving collected by Scipion Borghèse. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A self-statue of sculptor Antoine Coysevox. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    An oil painting by Francois Hubert Drouais. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A marble sculpture of a lion. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A wooden figure buried with Henuttaneb. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    Wool carpet with a pattern of Napoleon heraldry. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A bronze statue of King François I of France in armor.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

  • National Museum of China showcases Louvre art treasures

    A plaster figure of King Henry II of France. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)

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  • A grand exhibition of treasures from France's Louvre Museum, one of the oldest large museums in the world, was held in Beijing around the Spring Festival. A collection of 126 art treasures from the Louvre, including sculptures, paintings, cultural relics and handicrafts, are on display at the Invention of Louvre exhibition that opened at the National Museum of China on Jan. 13. The exhibition, which is divided into six parts, shows the relationship between the changes to its building clusters and the royal family, between the nobles, artists and collectors of all times, and explores the ways for museums to seek sustainable development and enrich their collections. The exhibition will run until March 31. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • Mrs. Hu and her husband bring their four-year-old son to the exhibition to get a closer look at the treasures. "Although my son is too young to be able to fully appreciate the charisma of these artworks on exhibition, I would like him to cultivate an artistic sentiment at an early age," Hu said. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • Mrs. Hu shows an item on display to her son. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • The exhibition offers self-service guidance via cellphone to visitors. Visitors are able to listen to explanations of the exhibits by following the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China and then sending the numbers of each item on display to the account, or by simply scanning the QR codes identifying each item. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • Ms. Yang from Beijing shows a CCTV.com reporter how the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China works. "Through this way, I feel more at ease visiting the exhibition. This is more convenient and user-friendly," Yang says. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A female visitor listens to an explanation of an item on display via the official WeChat account of the National Museum of China. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A female visitor in traditional clothing takes pictures of an item on display. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A male visitor takes pictures of an item on display.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi)
  • A mother shows an item on display to her son. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A photo of Leoh Ming Pei in front of the glass pyramid he designed. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A sculpture of Jean de la Fontaine. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A horse's head piece, part of a marble sculpture from Greece. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A bronze statue of Denis Diderot. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A jade carving of Gaius Octavius Augustus.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A stone carving collected by Scipion Borghèse. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A self-statue of sculptor Antoine Coysevox. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • An oil painting by Francois Hubert Drouais. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A marble sculpture of a lion. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A wooden figure buried with Henuttaneb. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • Wool carpet with a pattern of Napoleon heraldry. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A bronze statue of King François I of France in armor.(CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
  • A plaster figure of King Henry II of France. (CCTV.com/Jin Wensi/Li Xiang)
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