Art mural replicas on display in Shenzhen
Chinese art aficionados will have a grand time viewing the Yongle Palace murals since, it will have a special art display. The high fidelity replicas of the murals will be in Shenzhen due to the efforts and mutual cooperation of Arton Art Gallery and Yongle Palace Art Museum.
The murals dated back to the 14th century will be filling four halls at the Taoist temple complex. The art compromises of deities and scenes of everyday life, a mixture of gods, demons and people, the size of the mural will be astounding since it will be the biggest single ensemble of murals covering 960 square meters.
Visitors of the murals can get a better understanding since the museum will be placing detailed explanations of the murals in a smaller picture. Individuals and small groups images are also represented half their original size in pictures. An Arton intern said that they used a special scanner to picture each part of the murals and made it into a complete picture using computer technology. Then they made adjustments until the scanned pictures looks the same as the original. Because of this viewers can enjoy the murals better since it can be viewed under lights.
The original murals in temple in Shanzi are kept under dimmed light to protect the murals from decay. The mural replicas display will be shown until the end of May.