2021 No.1
Event: Art Museum: Celebrating the Year of the Ox
Exhibition Period: From 29 January 2021 to 11 April 2021

2021 is the Year of the Ox according to the Chinese zodiac. Being highly respected throughout Chinese history, the ox not only serves as a main source of food and a sacrificial offering, but also as an important beast of burden, pulling carts and ploughing fields. In addition, cow bones could be used in divination and glue-making, while cowhide and cow horns were raw materials in ware production. Altogether, they demonstrate the diverse functions of oxen. Likewise, Chinese characters consisting ox as the radical express a wide range of meanings and form the basis of the language.

In ancient literature and art, it is not uncommon to see works praising, depicting, metaphorising and personifying the animal, which further show its rich humanistic implications. The exhibition will feature 12 ox-related items from the Art Museum’s collections, including paintings, calligraphy and ceramic wares, showcasing the ancient cattle culture while celebrating the festive season.
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