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Visitors take a picture of the painting, Piki Takata, by Dominique Baker at the New Zealand Special Exhibition during the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. The exhibit runs until Sept. 20, 2019. [Photo by Laura Zheng/China.org.cn]

New Zealand is one of the six countries holding a special exhibition at the 2019 Beijing International Art Biennale. Twenty-one contemporary New Zealand artists aim to bring a glimpse of the beautiful island country in the Pacific Ocean to Chinese audiences through this 34-piece art exhibition at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. This showcase marks the first-ever New Zealand Special Exhibition at the Beijing Biennale. The exhibition is located in Gallery 5 and runs from Aug. 30 to Sept. 20.

A couple admire three drawings, Impulsive World (Triptych), by Reagan Lee at the New Zealand Special Exhibition during the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. The exhibit runs until Sept. 20, 2019. Reagan's drawings and sketches are of a popular sport in New Zealand – Rugby. [Photo by Laura Zheng/China.org.cn]

People view the painting, Spiritual Revival, by Alvin Pankhurst at the New Zealand Special Exhibition during the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. The exhibit runs until Sept. 20, 2019. [Photo by Laura Zheng/China.org.cn]

The sculpture, Nga Kete, by Michael Cliff Tuffery is on display at the New Zealand Special Exhibition during the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. The exhibit runs until Sept. 20, 2019. [Photo by Laura Zheng/China.org.cn]

Visitors view artworks by New Zealand artists at the New Zealand Special Exhibition during the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing. The exhibit runs until Sept. 20, 2019. [Photo by Laura Zheng/China.org.cn]