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Events
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on Professor Xu Bing from CAFA during his first state visit to China

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on Professor Xu Bing from CAFA during his first state visit to China

They visited and talked in Professor Xu Bing’s studio for an hour, and Professor Xu Bing showed President Steinmeier his representative works including Background Story, Square Word Calligraphy, American Silkworm Series, Phoenix Project...
Knowledge Production in Art History: the Second Wang Xun Art History Forum Opened

Knowledge Production in Art History: the Second Wang Xun Art History Forum Opened

While the current issues on the academic research of art history were presented, it has also promoted an exchange and dialogue between the scholars of art history from CAFA and the ones from other institutes, and thus endeavors to develop the discipline.
Chinese poet Xi Chuan won the Cikada Prize 2018

Chinese poet Xi Chuan won the Cikada Prize 2018

Xi Chuan studied English literature at Beijing University from 1981 to 1985, and was a visiting scholar to the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa in 2002, and Orion Scholar to the University of Victoria, Canada in 2009. He is currently teaching Classical Chinese Literature at the School of Liberal Arts, Central Academy...
James Elkins: The End of Diversity in Art History, Theory and Criticism

James Elkins: The End of Diversity in Art History, Theory and Criticism

In this lecture, Elkins took the “North Atlantic” as the main point to form a discussion on the conflict between globalization and diversity in contemporary art history. Elkins declared that, “North Atlantic” sometimes meant the geographic region, but usually it meant historical art writing, and “North Atlantic” was an English-based historical art writing method, from...
Shirazeh Houshiary in Dialogue with Yu Hong: The Enlightenment of Contemporary Art in Dunhuang

Shirazeh Houshiary in Dialogue with Yu Hong: The Enlightenment of Contemporary Art in Dunhuang

The two artists enjoyed a discussion on the murals and statues of Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, taking their experiences of study and growth as the context to share their thoughts of creation, leading the audience to face a reflection of history...
2018 Wang Shikuo Award Announced Artist Zheng Da Won the Grand Prize

2018 Wang Shikuo Award Announced Artist Zheng Da Won the Grand Prize

“Wang Shikuo Award” was established by Today Art Museum and Wang Shikuo Foundation for the Arts in 2016, and the award aims to unearth the most promising young and mid-career artists, and to help them to achieve their dreams, as well as promoting the diversity of creation.
2018 CAFA “First Step Award” Was Announced, there was no champion so ten graduates received awards

2018 CAFA “First Step Award” Was Announced, there was no champion so ten graduates received awards

The “First Step Award” scholarship was established in 2016 to bestow awards on graduates who are highly academic, pioneering and creative...
The Collision of Art and Technology: a Cooperation between “CAFA Art Museum and Google Arts & Culture” was officially initiated

The Collision of Art and Technology: a Cooperation between “CAFA Art Museum and Google Arts & Culture” was officially initiated

More than 300 exhibits, 8 online exhibitions, and 4 sets of 360° panoramic images were launched online for this cooperation...
Siegfried Zielinski: “The Sacred Machines: Field Study of the Deep Time Man-Machine Relationship”

Siegfried Zielinski: “The Sacred Machines: Field Study of the Deep Time Man-Machine Relationship”

This lecture was hosted by Zhang Ga, Director of the Center of Art and Technology, and was held in the Auditorium Room at CAFA Art Museum.
Art and Architecture in the eyes of experts from China and the United States

Art and Architecture in the eyes of experts from China and the United States

Based on their working and creative experiences, these five guests discussed the relationship between art and architecture, the inspiration that stem from different fields such as engineering, design, geography, and art, as well as the process of getting inspired.
John Baines: “Egyptian Relief Palettes of the Late Fourth Millennium: Changes and Crystallization in Pictorial Art”

John Baines: “Egyptian Relief Palettes of the Late Fourth Millennium: Changes and Crystallization in Pictorial Art”

In the lecture, John Baines studied the relief patterns in the ancient Egyptian palettes, and used the decorative form of other Egyptian artifacts as circumstantial evidence in his presentation.
The Symposium on “From West to East: Visions and Methods of Chinese and Western Art Criticism in the 20th Century” was held at CAFA

The Symposium on “From West to East: Visions and Methods of Chinese and Western Art Criticism in the 20th Century” was held at CAFA

The publication concisely constitutes a clue through which we can to some extent observe the historical trajectory of Chinese and Western art criticism...