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Events
Inheriting: A Symposium in Memory of Jin Weinuo’s Art Education and Academic Achievements

Inheriting: A Symposium in Memory of Jin Weinuo’s Art Education and Academic Achievements

The leaders of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Jin Weinuo’s friends, academic colleagues, the successive student representatives and the family members of Jin Weinuo attended the symposium.
Classics by Leonardo da Vinci arranged in the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Making Impossible Encounters Become Possible

Classics by Leonardo da Vinci arranged in the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Making Impossible Encounters Become Possible

The exhibition presents high-quality reproduction of 17 pieces of Leonardo da Vinci’s classics...
In Memoriam Zou Yuejin—Idea and Art interprets “spiritual productivity” across 22 Years

In Memoriam Zou Yuejin—Idea and Art interprets “spiritual productivity” across 22 Years

Citing the word “Nachleben” by Aby Warburg, Professor Li Jun regards Zou’s publication eight years after his death as a “spiritual productivity”. He thinks that books, like works of art, have an afterlife, just like an echo, a response of sound bouncing off a thick wall.
From Dusk through to Dawn: Studying Abroad in France and Developments in Oil Painting in China

From Dusk through to Dawn: Studying Abroad in France and Developments in Oil Painting in China

“PIONEERING: Chinese Artists Abroad in France and Chinese Modern Art (1911-1949)” will remain on view till March 3.
Chang Zhigang: Media Architecture, Approaching the Public while Walking into Life

Chang Zhigang: Media Architecture, Approaching the Public while Walking into Life

He talked about the connotation, the issues and challenges of media architecture, the establishment of a new discipline in media architecture and its relationship with the construction of a smart city, as well as the great potential of media architecture in social, cultural and commercial fields.
Fred S. Kleiner: The Birth of Western Art

Fred S. Kleiner: The Birth of Western Art

In the lecture, Fred S. Kleiner proposed that the birth of Western art traditions, namely “Art for Artist”, a revolutionary idea of artistic creation, happened in ancient Greece in the 500 BCE and he took the rich and informative works of art from around the world as examples to clearly and strongly show the audience...
A Continuation of the Context of Modern Chinese Prints “Spiritual Journey: Research on Song Yuanwen” was unveiled

A Continuation of the Context of Modern Chinese Prints “Spiritual Journey: Research on Song Yuanwen” was unveiled

It is themed on “Spiritual Journal”, started from three cultural identities including “Printmaking Artist”, “Printmaking Educator”, and “Printmaking Activist”, and their dynamic relationships, so that the representative works of different periods...
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...