Podcasts

To help you delve more deeply into Masterpieces of Landscape Painting from the Forbidden City, a collaborative exhibition between the Honolulu Academy of Arts and Beijing's Palace Museum, here are podcasts that focus on ten works on view.

Welcome and general exhibition background from Director Stephan Jost


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The Tradition of Chinese Scroll Paintings: The Hundred Geese 


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Traditionally Attributed to Ma Fen (12th century)
The Hundred Geese
China, Southern Song (1127-1279)-Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), 13th century
Handscroll; ink on paper
Gift of Mrs. Charles M. Cooke, 1927
Honolulu Academy of Arts (2121)

Painting as a Personal and Political Statement: Zhao Mengfu 

 
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Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322)
Rock and Bamboo
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)
Hanging scroll; ink on silk
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Xin 00016635)

Two Yuan Masters Express a Life in Seclusion: Ni Zan and Wang Meng 


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Ni Zan (1301-1374)
Secluded Stream and Cold Pines
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), 14th century
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Gu 00006157)

Wang Meng (1308-1385)
Lofty Recluses in Summer Mountains
China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), dated 1365
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Xin 00013838)

The Life of a Literati by Choice: Shen Zhou 


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Shen Zhou (1427-1509)
Watching the Rain in the Western Hills
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 15th century
Handscroll; ink on paper
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Xin 00054752-1/2)

New Interpretations by a Talented Student: Wen Zhenming 


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Wen Zhengming (1470-1559)
The Seven Junipers
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), dated 1532
Handscroll; ink on paper
Gift of Mrs. Carter Galt, 1952
Honolulu Academy of Arts (1666.1)

Dong Qichang Connects with and Transforms the Past 


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Dong Qichang (1555-1636)
Landscape After Ni Zan
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Fan; ink on gold paper
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Gu 00008711)

Dong Qichang (1555-1636)
Landscape After Dong Yuan and Fan Kuan
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), dated 1633
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Palace Museum, Beijing
(Gu 00008340)

The Peach Blossom Spring by Lan Ying 


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Lan Ying (1585-ca. 1664)
The Peach Blossom Spring
China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 17th century
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Hutchinson, 1990
Honolulu Academy of Arts (6046.1) 

The Honorable Recluse by Hongren 


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Hongren (1610-1664)
The Coming of Autumn
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 17th century
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Gift of the Wilhelmina Tenney Memorial Collection, 1955
Honolulu Academy of Arts (2045.1)