Featuring selected works from The Forbidden City in China. Official opening September 5, 2013 – 8PM at The Rivoli located at 334 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON Canada.
In 1406, over one million workers including one hundred thousand artisans toiled fourteen years to construct what is known as the Forbidden City. They worked with a variety of materials such as wood, clay, marble, bronze and other precious materials to construct the Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Over 980 buildings are abundant withevidence of intricate workmanship, skill, dedication and attention to detail in this architectural marvel. This exhibit’s focal point is the craftsmanship of these individuals concentrating on their artistry and creativity in every aspect of the architecture.