Lecture by Wu Hung: "Miraculous Icons and Dynastic Time: Narrating Buddhist Images in Medieval China."

WhenOctober 18, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
WhereSwift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Contact InformationDivinity School
DescriptionWu Hung, the Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Chinese Art History, Director of the Center for the Art of East Asia, and Consulting Curator of the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, will deliver the 2018 Nuveen Lecture at The Divinity School: "Miraculous Icons and Dynastic Time: Narrating Buddhist Images in Medieval China."

A reception will follow.

Wu Hung is is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and sits on the boards and advisory committees of many research institutes and museums in the US and China. He has published widely on both traditional and contemporary Chinese art.

Wu Hung has received many awards for his publications and academic services, among which he is most proud of the Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching at the University of Chicago (2007) , the Distinguished Teaching Award from the College of Art Association (2008), and the Distinguished Scholar Award from the College of Art Association (2018).

His interest in both traditional and modern/contemporary Chinese art has led him to experiment with different ways to integrate these conventionally separate phases into new kinds of art historical narratives
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Lectures
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