Arts of Asia Lecture Series

When:
Friday, September 24, 2021
Instructor:
Abby Chen
Contemporary art is often deliberately transgressive - it crosses boundaries between media, genres, geographic regions, traditions, gender identities, national identities, politics, ideals of beauty, and ideas of permanence. Many of the artists are émigrés, who must cross boundaries to make their art. Join us for an adventurous journey into the transgressions of contemporary Asian art. Led by Abby Chen, head of contemporary art and senior associate curator, this virtual Arts of Asia Lecture Series features 14 scholars, curators, art critics, and artists from around the world, who will address contemporary art practices and concerns across...
When:
Friday, January 28, 2022
Instructor:
Sanjyot Mehendale

Ganges, Indus, Mekong, Oxus (Amu Darya), Tigris and Euphrates, Yangtze, Yellow River: It is no accident that the great civilizations of Asia first arose along these rivers, which served as trade routes and provided fertile croplands and rich mineral deposits.

We invite you to grab your deck shoes and join us for the Spring 2022 Arts of Asia Lecture Series exploring how rivers shaped artistic traditions across Asia. With Sanjyot Mehendale, Chair of the P.Y. and Kinmay Tang Center for Silk Road Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, at the helm as our instructor of record, we'll navigate the artistic roots of river...

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