Exhibition featuring The Met’s Oceanic art collection to kick off in Shanghai
By Chen Xia, Published: 2023/5/31 19:25:50
The Shape of Time: Art and Ancestors of Oceania from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, an exhibition co-organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and the Museum of Art Pudong, will open in Shanghai on Thursday.
The exhibition centers around The Met's Oceanic art collection, showing the exuberant and diverse culture of Oceania. It displays more than 110 valuable artworks from the past four centuries. According to the Museum of Art Pudong, ever since joining in The Met's permanent collection, these treasures of Oceania have never left New York. The exhibition will be the first time in half a century that these works will travel out of the US. The exhibit will end on August 20.