National Art Museum of China
National Art Museum of China is located on Wusi Avenue, Dongcheng District of Beijing. Chairman Mao wrote the name of it. It is one of the largest art museums in China which focused on displaying, collecting and researching the works of the artists in China modern times.
The construction of the museum started in 1958, and concluded in 1962. It covers an area of 30,000 square meters with its construction acreage of 17,051 square meters. The museum houses more than 100,000 pieces of various collections including some fine art from the folks like agrestic art works -puppets, shadow play works, paper-cuts, kites, mud toys, embroideries.
Its collections are also divided into specific categories of: traditional Chinese painting, oil painting, print, sculpture, new year painting, traditional picture story, caricature, watercolor, painting, lacquer, pottery, and costumes.