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.