Ms. Leung Pui Yi: Exploring Tings (Pavilions) in the Landscape Paintings of Ni Zan (1301-1374)

Date: 12 December 2008Leung_Puiyi_seminar
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Room 238 Main Building

In China, the simple architectural structure ting has existed since as early as the Warring States period (475-221BCE). Intially these rustics bulidings were designed as outposts along frontier regions. By the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), the ting had become a popular theme in Chinese literature and a significant subject included in Chinese landscape paintings. This seminar investigates the depictions of tings by Ni Zan, one of the Yuan dyansty’s most important masters … (Please click on the image to read more)