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Chinese Existential
A virtual gallery featuring works by contemporary Chinese artists.

Beijing Art Museum
The 2000 China Photography Exhibition
Pictures by over 200 Chinese and foreign photographers including Hong Kong photographers Jian Qingfu, Lian Dengling and Huang Guiquan. Vintage cameras from the French National Museum also on display.
Wangshousi Temple, Suzhoujie, Haidian, 6532-2986, April 3-9, 10 am-5 pm, free

Capital Museum
Historical Photos
Archives, antiques and historical photographs of Beijing.
Closed Mondays, 9 am-4 pm, RMB10
china art archives and warehouse

Caught and Arranged
A photo exhibition featuring works by Feng Qianyu, Han Lei, Hong Hao, Lu Qing and Yang Yong.
March 25-April 23, 1 pm-6 pm, closed Mondays, for more information see

China National Art Museum
Leather Puppets
Relics from the Song Dynasty (960-1127 AD) tradition used in Silhouette Opera.
Until April 10, 11 am-5 pm, closed Mondays, RMB4

China Pictures Online
Contemporary Chinese Photo Archive
Quentin Shih's black and white photo gallery.

Chinese Art Online Gallery
Differences Without Separation
This month the virtual gallery features
a collage of essays, photographs and paintings as a dialogue between Chen Zhen from Shanghai and Ken Lum from Canada.

Courtyard Gallery
Aniwar Solo
Oil paintings by an influential contemporary artist.
April 9-May 2, 9 am-5 pm, free

Full Link Plaza
About Landscape
Contemporary French landscapes visit Beijing.
18 Chaoyangmenwai Ave., April 10-15, free

Hualai Gallery
Ethereal Oils
Mystical paintings in vibrant colors by Cao Fan and Wei Shen.
April 8-18, 9 am-5 pm, free

Ming Ke Gallery
Contemporary Oil Paintings
Recent works by Liu Yihu, Liu Jing, Jiang Changgong and Zhang Ling
Yi Hua Office Building, 4th Floor, 42 Dongsanhuan North Road,Chaoyang District, 6581-9283 ext. 8005, until April 14, 9 am-5 pm, free

Palace Museum
Packing Art of the Qing Court
Qing Dynasty imperial packing art including the finest boxes in bronze, gold and silver.
Inside the Forbidden City, Dongcheng, 6523-7344, until May 17, 9 am-4 pm, RMB30 entrance fee for Forbidden City

The Watchtower
Northern Regions
Photographs by Han Congwu in this new space sponsored by the Red Gate Gallery. The artist will hold a floor talk on April 15 at 2 pm.
April 8-26, 10 am-5 pm, closed Mondays

Red Gate Gallery
Oil paintings by Wang Yuping.
March 25-April 12,

Linefield Series
Abstract paintings by Shanghai artist Qin Yifeng.
April 15-May 3, 11 am-6 pm, free

San Lian Bookstore
Green Story Photographs
Environmental pictures by Chinese photographer Chen Changfen.
Xiang Sheng Art Photo Gallery, inside the bookstore, April 6-28, free

Vita Furniture
The Molt of the Dragon (La Muda del Drago)
A photographic travelogue of China by four Italian photojournalists: Adriano Mordenti, Mimmo Frassineti, Mimmi Chianura and Enrica Scarfari. Sponsored by the cultural section of the Italian Embassy.
2 East Third Ring Road, 6468-3668, March 19-April 17, 10 am-7 pm

Wan Fung
Everyone Sings the Same Song
Wan Fung Gallery sponsors an auction and exhibition of paintings by artists recovering from mental disorders.
April-11-13, auction on April 13 at 1 pm, free

Portuguese Jewelry
Contemporary jewelry designs by Andre Sa Pessoa and Yassen Samouilov and ceramics by Bela Silva.
April 3-9, opening reception on April 3 at 3:30 pm, free


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