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Where the Truth Lies: The Art of Qiu Ying

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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The first survey of this Ming dynasty master to take place outside Asia shows how written accounts of his life as an illiterate, solitary man are contradicted by the sophistication of his own paintings and those of his followers. Find out more from LACMA’s website.

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Crab Apple and Mountain Birds (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying.

Crab Apple and Mountain Birds (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying. Photo: © Shanghai Museum

The Jiucheng Palace (detail; c. 1525–33), Qiu Ying.

The Jiucheng Palace (detail; c. 1525–33), Qiu Ying. Photo: © Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts

The Emperor Guangwu Fording a River (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying.

The Emperor Guangwu Fording a River (c. 1534–42), Qiu Ying. Courtesy National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Fisherman’s Flute Heard over a Lake (c. 1545–52), Qiu Ying.

Fisherman’s Flute Heard over a Lake (c. 1545–52), Qiu Ying. Photo: Nelson-Atkins Media Services

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