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Posts tagged "art history"
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...
Hua Tianxue: The Relationship between Xu Beihong and Japanese Fine Arts

Hua Tianxue: The Relationship between Xu Beihong and Japanese Fine Arts

Hua Tianxue examined the commentary on “Japanese Ministry of Education Fine Arts Exhibition” written by Xu Beihong that attempts to explore the influence of the trip to Japan on Xu Beihong’s art.
Wu Hongliang: Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong

Wu Hongliang: Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong

In the lecture, Wu Hongliang started with the relationship between Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong, then selected four historical time nodes and returned to historical events to review and analyze changes in people and events, thus restoring historical events and stories while outlining the art ecology of the 20th century. ...
Zhou Bo: Dunhuang and Modern Visual Culture in China

Zhou Bo: Dunhuang and Modern Visual Culture in China

In this lecture, the artworks by Zhang Daqian, Wu Zuoren, Sun Zongwei, Dong Xiwen, Saone Chang and so on were used to introduce Dunhuang’s influence on modern Chinese art and design.
Zhang Qiqun: Why Did the Qin & Han People Believe in Yin-Yang and the Five Elements?

Zhang Qiqun: Why Did the Qin & Han People Believe in Yin-Yang and the Five Elements?

During the lecture, Prof. Zhang started from the historical background of Yin-Yang and Five-element theory in the Qin and Han dynasties. By quoting the historical accounts that remained from ancient times, he demonstrated & expounded the relationship between the ancient Chinese astronomy...
Fred S. Kleiner: History and Landscape in Roman Art

Fred S. Kleiner: History and Landscape in Roman Art

Fred S. Kleiner, Professor of Art History at Boston University, USA and the author of “Gardner’s Art Through the Ages”, had been invited to bring the audiences a feast of Roman history and landscapes on the themes of “historical reliefs” and “landscape frescoes”. The lecture was presided over by Shao Yiyang, Professor of Art History...
Shao Yan: “Analysis of National Treasures – A Brief Introduction to the Two Exhibitions of ‘National Treasures’ in Taipei and Kyoto”

Shao Yan: “Analysis of National Treasures – A Brief Introduction to the Two Exhibitions of ‘National Treasures’ in Taipei and Kyoto”

The speaker used her own rich research experiences and professional viewing skills to analyze the calligraphy and paintings on show...
Academic Conference of “Art History in China” Successfully Concluded & “Wang Xun’s Anthology” was Issued

Academic Conference of “Art History in China” Successfully Concluded & “Wang Xun’s Anthology” was Issued

Hundreds of art historians from universities and research institutes around the world gathered in the Central Academy of Fine Arts...
Shao Yan: “The Guide to the Zhao Mengfu and Wang Ximeng’s Dream World – Beijing Palace Museum Annual Exhibition”

Shao Yan: “The Guide to the Zhao Mengfu and Wang Ximeng’s Dream World – Beijing Palace Museum Annual Exhibition”

It features 85 works of “A Panorama of Rivers and Mountains: Blue-green Landscape Paintings from across Chinese History” at the Meridian Gate...
A Founder of Art History Wang Xun’s Existing Manuscripts of “Four Masters of Ancient Suzhou” was published

A Founder of Art History Wang Xun’s Existing Manuscripts of “Four Masters of Ancient Suzhou” was published

Wang Xun (1915-1969) was a famous art historian & art theorist in China, he directed the establishment of the Department of Art History, CAFA, in 1957, when he made a significant contribution to art history...
Have We Never Been Modern? – Dialogue with Bruno Latour

Have We Never Been Modern? – Dialogue with Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour, born in 1947, is a famous French philosopher and anthropologist who is also the leader of the scientific sociology research, an important scholar of the STS (Science and Technology Studies), and he is one of the most influential thinkers in Europe and America.