Chinese Printmaking Today


This virtual exhibition was created to accompany a display in the Library's galleries between 7 November 2003 and 19 March 2004. The following events took place during that period.

A range of free and priced events accompanies the exhibition.

Free gallery talks with expert guides in the Pearson gallery (no booking)

Tuesdays at 14.00
18 and 25 November 2003
20 and 27 January 2004
3 and 10 February 2004

Saturdays at 14.00
21 and 28 February 2004

Printmaking demonstrations in the Entrance Hall (no booking)

Daily, 12-15 November
Sichuan artist Xu Zhongou will be printing a scroll depicting village life.

Chinese Printmaking Study Day in the Conference Centre

Saturday 15 November, 10.00-17.00
For everyone with an interest in printmaking or art in China – includes contributions from Chinese artists Xu Bing and Xu Zhongmin.

Price £15.00 (concessions £10.00)

Full events programme

Feature film series in the Conference Centre

Three films directed by the internationally-acclaimed Chinese film-maker Zhang Yimou, starring Gong Li. In association with the Chinese Cultural Centre.

Saturday 10 January, 14.30-16.30
Red Sorghum (Hong gao liang)

A love story set against the moving tale of a rural community fighting for its way of life in the war years. 1988. Winner of the Golden Bear. English subtitles.

Price £3.50 (concessions £2.00)

Saturday 24 January, 14.30-16.30
Ju Dou

A visually stunning adult melodrama set in a dye-mill in the rural China of the 1920s. 1990. Oscar-nominated. English subtitles.

Price £3.50 (concessions £2.00

Saturday 31 January, 14.30-16.30
Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua)

The tale of a beautiful concubine’s life in the face of jealousy from her master’s other wives. Oscar-nominated. 1991 English subtitles.

Price £3.50 (concessions £2.00)

Talk in the Conference Centre

14 January 2004, 18.30-19.45
Jung Chang

An evening with the author of Wild Swans. Jung Chang will talk about her work and answer questions from the audience.

Price £5.00 (concessions £3.50)

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