Day on the Grand Canal With the Emperor of China
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Day on the Grand Canal With the Emperor of China
A collaboration between renowned British painter David Hockney and filmmaker Philip Haas (The Music of Chance, Angels and Insects), A Day on the Grand Canal with the Emperor of China is an hour-long documentary in which Hockney takes the viewer on a guided tour of a late 17th-century Chinese scroll. The 72-foot long scroll, created by artist Wang Hui and a team of seven assistants, uses a journey taken by the Chinese Emperor down the Grand Canal to present a panoramic view of Chinese life, depicting everything from elaborate government ceremonies to everyday matters like shopping and laundry.… More
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