GREAT MINDS THINK ALIKE: 18TH CENTURY FRENCH AND CHINESE FURNITURE DESIGN
3rd February to 17th August, 2015
Great Minds Think Alike showcases for the very first time a juxtaposition between French and Chinese furniture from 17th and 18th century, from the palaces of Louis XIV, XV and XVI, and the courts of the emperors Kangxi and Qianlong, and displaying many of the design and craftsmanship similarities between them. How should these resemblances be interpreted? Is there such a thing as a universal aesthetic mindset? In this exhibit, visitors will experience a panoramic view through parallels display of furniture from two of the world's most fabled courts.