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November 10 Zhao Shengliang

Special Talk: Tuesday, November 10, 4:30-6:30pm, CWAC 153 This presentation will be held in Chinese. 表象与真实:敦煌壁画之原貌 Dunghuang Murals In the Present and the Past Zhao Shengliang Professor, Dunhuang Academy/Lanzhou University Mogao Caves #263 (Right: Restored by Duan Wenjie) 敦煌石窟经历了千百年的历史,由于自然或人为的破坏,现存壁画与创建的当初有很大的不同,由于光照、空气变化等方面的影响,使颜料产生变色、褪色等状况。因此,在认识和研究敦煌艺术时,如果不了解这些历史变化,而把变化之后的现状作为当时的艺术特点,必然会产生对艺术史现象的错误认识。本次讲演作者将从敦煌壁画制作过程和颜料变色特点等方面来分析敦煌壁画现状与原貌的差距,并追溯七十多年来研究者们对敦煌壁画原貌的探讨,提出了认识和研究敦煌壁画原貌的思路。 Dunhuang … Continue reading

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October 9 Jun Hu

Friday, October 9, 4:30-6:30pm, CWAC 152 Chinese Painting Circa 1603: Some Comments on the Conditions for “Art Historical” Art Jun Hu Assistant Professor, Art History, Northwestern University   Wang Yue (fl. first half of 17th c.) Landscape in the Manner of Huang Gongwang … Continue reading

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May 15th Roberta Wue

Roberta Wue, Associate Professor Art History and Visual Studies Department, University of California-Irvine Xugu Abstractions Among its innovations, late Qing Shanghai painting may count intriguing experimentation in the rendering of space and the multi-dimensional.  The work of the monk painter … Continue reading

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