A painting of a monkey featured in the exhibition
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A thousand years of Chinese art on show at V&A museum

8 November 2013 Last updated at 15:22 GMT

The V&A is showcasing China's paintings in an "ambitious" exhibition which includes the longest painting in the world and paintings never seen before in the UK.

Curator Hongxing Zhang and Dr Wenny Teo from the Asian Art at the Courtauld Institute describe some of the highlights.

Kate Bryan also reports on the exhibition.