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“Asian Art in American Museums” with the Art Institute of Chicago’s Tao Wang
March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Dr. Tao Wang as he presents on Asian art selections and influences curated in U.S. museums. Dr. Wang serves as Pritzker Chair of Arts of Asia, executive director of initiatives in Asia and curator of Chinese art at the Art Institute of Chicago, which he joined in 2015. His recent exhibitions include “Expressive Ink: Painting by Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanquing,”“Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors and Their Bronzes,” and “Xu Longsen: Light of Heaven.” Dr. Wang will also speak on several of PNW’s own Chinese cultural artifacts from its archival collection.
Dr. Wang has published widely on topics related to Chinese art and archaeology and has won the China National Book Award and Antiquity’s best article prize. He earned is PhD in early Chinese culture from the University of London.
This event will take place in the CIVS Theater from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on March 28.
This event is co-sponsored by the Cultural Heritage Celebration Committee, the Chinese Student Association, and the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation.
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