News Archive 2014-20152020-05-19T05:45:16+00:00
20Apr, 2015

Fine Arts Tops HKU’s Research Output Ratings

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The Department of Fine Arts is proud to note that in Hong Kong’s 2014 Research Assessment Exercise, 84% of our research outputs were rated at the two highest levels of 4* and 3*. This was the highest score among all programs within HKU, matched by only one other department. To read the University’s general response to the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise results, please click here.

2Apr, 2015

Asian Art Essay Competition 2014-2015

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Asian Art Essay Prize Competition 2014-2015 This is a call for entries for the annual University of Hong Kong Museum Society Asian Art Essay Prize. A prize of HK$2,000 will be offered to the winner. Please click on the image for details. Deadlines: – 30 June 2015 (Final year students) – 1 September 2015 (Other students) Previous winning essays are available here.

6Mar, 2015

Fine Arts Society: Museum Visit

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Museum Visit at Hong Kong Heritage Museum In view of the exciting exhibition “Dunhuang – Untold Tales, Untold Riches” at Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Fine Arts Society organized a study trip on February 7th, 2015. The Society invited Dr Yeewan Koon  to tour a group of 20 Fine Arts students through the exhibition. They went  from one cave to another, experiencing how those fascinating mural paintings and sculptures would have functioned in their original contexts. Students examined the exhibits closely, and discussed the significance of Dunhuang as a religious site of art and archaeological importance. For more information on [...]

29Jan, 2015

Meeting Place: Open Studio

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Meeting Place: Open Studio with Artstation Please join our university artists Glenn Davidson and Anne Hayes of Artstation. There will be an open studio in Room 404 Run Run Shaw Tower between Feb 2-13. It opens from Monday to Friday, from 2 to 4pm. Come along, to chat and work with them to create a paper installation artwork that will be displayed on campus. We welcome students from all faculties to take part in this exciting project. If you could not make the set opening hours, feel free to set up an appointment with Glenn and Anne by sending them [...]

30Dec, 2014

A New Course for the Second Semester

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New Course for Second Semester: Gender and Sexuality in Architecture FINE2089 Gender and Sexuality in Architecture is a new 2000-level course that has been added to the B.A. syllabus. We are calling your attention to this because most students drafted their timetables at the beginning of the academic year, when the course was not yet available. Please click on the image, or here, to find out more about it. Interested students may enroll in the course during the next add-drop period, which will commence on the 19th January, 2015.

10Nov, 2014

Asian Art Essay Prize 2013-2014

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The Department of Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s University of Hong Kong Museum Society Asian Art Essay Prize is Mr. Andrew Fung On Tsun for his essay “A New Perspective in Chinese Art: Unearthing Vernacular Painting in the High Qing.” Honorable mention goes to Ms Zhu Pingyan. Please join us in congratulating Andrew! The winning essay will be available here in due course.

3Oct, 2014

Student KE Project: Transformations

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Transformations: Art Workshop and Art Practices Last summer, with the support of HKU Knowledge Exchange Grant and the Faculty of Arts, a group of Fine Arts undergraduates, including Miles Dugan, Erin Li, and Clea Chan, Shirley Chan, Bridgette Kam, Chloe Lam and Sunny Liu, worked on the project Transformations: Art Workshops and Art Practices, in which they assisted in the production of It Begins with Metamorphosis: Xu Bing, an exhibition curated by one of our faculty members Dr. Yeewan Koon at Asia Society Hong Kong Centre from May 8 to August 31, 2014. Their first and primary role was to raise silkworms that were used [...]

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