Mr. Yang Qingkang: From Paris to Chengdu: War and the Transformation of Pang Xunqin’s Painting

YangQingkang_seminarDate: 24 April 2012
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Room 238 Main Building

Pang Xunqin (龐薰琹, 1906-1985), who was one of the founders of the Central Institute of Arts and Crafts, is well known for his achievements as a researcher and educator in the field of arts and crafts. However, his other role in 20th century Chinese art history, which may be of equal or greater importance and has, until now, been somewhat neglected, is that of a modern painter. This seminar examines the “sinicization” elements in Pang’s wartime paintings (1937-1945)… (Please click on the image to read more)