In time for Chinese New Year 2016, the year of the monkey, the Chinese Cultural Centre (Chinesisches Kulturzentrum) in Berlin presents artwork by three contemporary Chinese artist – Song Tao, Zhang Qi and Liu Chuansheng.
Following the tradition of Chinese scholars, the artists get their inspiration from Confucian, Buddhist and Daoist teachings.
The artworks on display are created in the scholarly spirit with a contemporary feel using traditional craftsmanship. Pieces on display include tea tables, desks, chairs and rugs. Examples of antique carpets on display are arranged with Ming inspired furniture to invite contemplation and inspiration.