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Scotty So, Wearing a mask at the end of the Spanish flu, no. 1 2020 inkjet print 76.3 × 50.8 cm (image) 86.5 × 61.0 cm (sheet). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2021 © Scotty So

The Past is Present: reflecting on 150 years of Chinese art at the National Gallery of Victoria

The first Chinese object was acquired by the year-old gallery in 1862. A new exhibition looks at this history – and towards the future.



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