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Heavenly Horse

BY Lisa Lindblad

March 19, 2014

IMG_1085Officer Fang’s Barbarian Horse

Barbarian steed, pride of Ferghana,

All jags and angles, well-knit bones;

Two ears cocked, sharp as bamboo spikes,

Four hoofs light, riding on the wind.

Galloping away into boundless distance,

Rightly you trust him with your life and death

Highborn steed, delight beyond compare

You fly through space over a thousand li!

Du Fu, 712-770 AD

Beauty from China’s various regions and eras are gathered together at Gagosian’s Madison Avenue gallery in an exhibition entitled Matter and Memory:  Ancient Chinese Art Treasures.

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Art & Design Flourishing in Cape Town