Art and its Histories: Scholars in Lecture An Unexpected Masterpiece: Luo Ping’s Ghost Amusement Scroll Date: 9 September 2020 (Wednesday) Time: 6:30-7:30pm Registration: Click here to join the Free Facebook [...]
One of the greatest cases of Sino-European cultural interaction before 1911 took place in the Qing court when emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng, and Qianlong hosted and patronized a number of Jesuit artists and artisans from Europe. The Jesuits were trying to impress the emperors with supposedly superior scientific knowledge in order to help spread Christianity in China, while the emperors integrated the missionaries’ foreign painting techniques into court art to extend their own political ends.
Conservation in Historic Places of Worship: Tales from Westminster Abbey Date: 14 October 2016 (Friday) Time: 6:30pm Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong Centre For more than 1,000 years, people have [...]
Looking After the Past: Conservation at the National Gallery, London Date: 11 October 2016 (Tuesday) Time: 6:30pm Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU The preservation of the National Gallery’s famous collection [...]
Asia Society collaborated with the Department to offer the public an opportunity to meet with Yoshitomo Nara and Cai Guo-qiang, at a conversation with Michelle Yun (Senior Curator, Modern and [...]
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 [...]