This display is about the different types of symbols Chinese people use on different occasions to express emotions.
Chinese Art transforms through time but continues to communicate images that are:
- wishful, and
The display explores the rich symbolic culture of China.
It looks into the arrival of symbolic imagery, and the use of auspicious symbols that have penetrated through Chinese society for thousands of years.
Many of these symbols have changed but their original message remains.
Each object subtly communicates a message, and they each reflect expressions in Chinese society.