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Art Museum exhibition on "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of China"

An overview of the way Chinese artists have traditionally copied, imitated, and alluded to earlier works in the technical production and aesthetic appreciation of art is the focus of the exhibition "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of China," on view through July 1 in the Asian galleries of The Princeton University Art Museum.

"Copying is the process underlying the cultural emphasis and artistic value placed on the authority of the past in the arts of China," writes Cary Y. Liu, associate curator of Asian art, in his introduction to the exhibition.

For a description of the exhibition visit webware.princeton.edu/artmus .

The Art Museum is open to the public without charge. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and major holidays. For information, call (609) 258-3788.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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