CURATOR’S LECTURE and SYMPOSIUM: INSPIRED BY DUNHUANG

When 13 Dec 2013
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Where China Institute Gallery
125 East 65th St, between Lexington and Park Avenues
New York, NY
United States
Cost CURATOR’S LECTURE: $10 member / $15 non-member SYMPOSIUM: INSPIRED BY DUNHUANG: $30 member / $35 non-member
Enquiry 212.744.8181 www.chinainstitute.org/gallery

CURATOR’S LECTURE (Friday, December 13 ~ 6:30 – 8PM)
Willow Weilan Hai, Director of China Institute Gallery, and Jerome Silbergeld, the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History at Princeton University and Director of Princeton’s Tang Center for East Asian Art, will offer insights into the role of Dunhuang as a source of inspiration for contemporary Chinese artists. Dr. Silbergeld will also give a talk entitled, Inspiration, Influence, Imagination: The Role of the Past in Chinese Art.

SYMPOSIUM: INSPIRED BY DUNHUANG (Saturday, December 14)
Renowned scholars will present on art, history, literature and religious studies to contextualize this year’s Dunhuang exhibitions. The symposium will also give voice to several artists in the exhibition Inspired by Dunhuang: Re-creation in Contemporary Chinese Art, on view at China Institute Gallery (December 14, 2013 – June 8, 2014).

For registration and more information, please visitwww.chinainstitute.org/gallery/exhibition-related-programs/

Organiser/s

China Institute, New York

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