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Leonardo da Vinci and “Libro di pittura” — Is Painting a Scientific Subject?

Leonardo da Vinci and “Libro di pittura” — Is Painting a Scientific Subject?

Professor Vecce researched and interpreted “Libro di pittura” compiled by da Vinci’s manuscripts. He concluded that painting is not only an art form to express reality but a scientific and philosophical study for da Vinci. It was hosted by Gao Gao, the Assistant to the Director of CAFA Art Museum.
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.
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.
Li Hu

Li Hu

Li Hu is a renowned painter in China as well as an art educator who has made great contributions to the field of art education in China. He taught the basics course in drawing at the Department of Chinese Painting, Central Academy of Fine Arts and he served as the Director for the Subject of...
How can art education change the world?

How can art education change the world?

The world is constantly changing; art is developing; education is transforming. How can art education play a role in this dynamic and rapidly shifting situation, and particularly, in this new era of global and cultural integration? What are the challenges and opportunities facing the future of art education?
Joan Jeffri: Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions

Joan Jeffri: Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions

In the keynote speech session, Professor Joan Jeffri gave a speech on the topic of "Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions". She began by declaring that “in the 21st century, the educational goals of arts and cultural institutions were not limited to its original range, ‘education for different social strata’ any longer, but...
Gordon Knox: The Most Powerful Part of Art is Its Ability to Challenge the Status Quo

Gordon Knox: The Most Powerful Part of Art is Its Ability to Challenge the Status Quo

There’s been a lot of discussion today about what really are core competencies? What skills do you have to have? Even asking the question as to whether drawing is necessary in four-steps. Can you go straight to digital art?
The International Art Education Conference—Art Education in the New Era

The International Art Education Conference—Art Education in the New Era

As the top academic conference in art education, the conference is committed to focusing on cutting-edge issues in art education, reviewing, summarizing, discussing new achievements in art education, and promoting the theoretical study of art education, to build a collaborative platform for international art education...
Wu Yi & Li Yewei: The new generation instills calm, while still realizing the true essence

Wu Yi & Li Yewei: The new generation instills calm, while still realizing the true essence

During this graduation event, the participants viewed past graduation projects, visited the exhibition, and listened to the comments of the alumni regarding the artworks of the year. This fosters an atmosphere of sharing between alumni and this year’s graduates, as well as allowing a historical view...
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...
Zhang Gan: The Re-evaluation of the Value of the Academism and A Review of the Influence of Xu Beihong

Zhang Gan: The Re-evaluation of the Value of the Academism and A Review of the Influence of Xu Beihong

It was the third round of the series of lectures for the “Celebration of the Centennial of Central Academy of Fine Arts: Xu Beihong–Living Art Forever”.
Naren Barfield: The essence of design is the value to improve this world

Naren Barfield: The essence of design is the value to improve this world

Naren Barfield, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost at Royal College of Art, was invited to deliver a speech themed on “Collaboration: the Future of Global Citizenship” at the symposium. CAFA ART INFO took this opportunity to interview him about his impression of development in Chinese design as well as his suggestions for young designers.