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Behind the Scenes, Chinese Art

Making an Exhibition

Posted by on Friday, December 2, 2011
Installation shot of the Ancient Chinese Jades exhibition in the Freer Gallery

Installation shot of the Ancient Chinese Jades exhibition in the Freer Gallery

The Freer Gallery recently renovated four of its suite of Chinese galleries, beginning with Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes, most of which had been in storage for more than ten years. A lot of prep work goes on behind the scenes that involves curators, designers, art handlers, expert mount makers to name a few. Here, you can see a few of the jade bi on the blue cart at left, and the new cases that had been specially built to “float” them.


One Response to “Making an Exhibition”

  1. Jane Says:

    Love seeing behind-the-scenes!

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