New exhibit on 15th century Chinese art at the Met

"Defining Yongle: Imperial Art in Early Fifteenth-Century China" will be on display at the Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries for Chinese Decorative Arts of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City through July 10.

This exhibition, featuring selections from the Metropolitan Museum's permanent collection and important loans, defines a crucial moment in the development of imperial Chinese art and its relationship to later artistic traditions.