Centuries-Old Legacy - Macao's Landscape and Architecture Paintings from the Macao Museum of Art
Year of publication:2022
ISBN/ISSN:9789993705147
Language:Chinese, English
Pages:196
Size:28 X 27.6 cm
Format:Paperback
Price:MOP 270.00
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This bilingual book in Chinese and English includes paintings created by Macao and non-local painters from the 18th to the 21st century, featuring themes of Macao’s landscape and architecture, presenting the architectural legacy and cultural connotations of the city’s World Heritage sites while revealing the artists and the events that marked the development of Western art in Macao. Composed of three sections, namely, ‘Visitors from Afar’, ‘A Kaleidoscope’, and ‘City of Glamour’, the book features 83 selected pieces from the collection of the Macao Museum of Art, which encompass early fine art masterpieces, prints and illustrations by Western artists, as well as sketches, watercolours, oil paintings, ink artworks and prints from the 20th century onwards. The works thread together renowned artists’ footprints in Macao in different periods.

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