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Chinese Calligraphy: Unraveling the Mystery of Asian Art

November 7, 2011 - 5:00pm
Encina Hall West - Room 208


Zhenzhong Qiu Professor , China Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Calligraphy, an art form with a thousand years of history, is still a compelling channel to understand the art of the East. Qiu Zhenzhong, Professor at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts and a calligraphy artist himself, will help you decode Chinese calligraphy as it relates to the contemporary art scene. Within a historical context, Prof. Qiu discusses the research on and practice of Chinese calligraphy in the past 30 years, and presents a visual exhibition of how it has become an important element of contemporary Chinese art. His lecture will be conducted in Chinese with English interpretation.Event co-sponsored by: Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, the East Asia Library, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Center for East Asian Studies

Free and open to the public.

Event Sponsor: 
Center for East Asian Studies, Cantor Arts Center, East Asia Library and Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
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