Curator's Conversation / Why Chinese Scholars Collect Rocks

March 29, 2018 6:30 PM

For centuries, Chinese scholars have believed that cosmic energy coalesces into fantastic-looking rocks that “convey the beauty of a thousand cliffs.” Laurie Barnes, Elizabeth B. McGraw Curator of Chinese Art, explains the importance of such rocks, including those on view in the Museum.

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