The clash between cultures beginning in the mid-19th century created a slow but permanent change in the nature of Chinese art. The Xubaizhai Collection shows how Eastern art evolved after the initial contact and represents a variety of styles and influences.
Arts & Museums
- Nearest Train: Tsim Sha Tsui MTR
- Venue Description:
This is the city's largest museum of Chinese art, and the art collection includes oil paintings, drawings and etchings, as well as lithographs of old Hong Kong. There are seven exhibition galleries displaying Chinese antiquities, Chinese fine arts, historical pictures and contemporary Hong Kong art. Two special exhibition galleries show international art collections. Also on display is the famous Xubaizhai collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy.