Gallery Exhibition: Art and the Cultural Revolution | China Institute


by Project Pengyou on April 22nd, 2015   543 views

When and Where

  • 22/04/2015
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • China Institute
    125 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065
    New York
    United States
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Gallery Exhibition: Art and the Cultural Revolution | China Institute

Event Details

Born in 1938 and now Managing Editor of Yishu magazine, Zheng Shengtian is an artist, writer and independent curator. Prior to his departure from China in 1990, he worked at Zhejiang Academy of Art in Hangzhou (now the China Art Academy) as a professor and chair of the Oil Painting Department. This conversation will focus on Professor Zheng’s experience during the Cultural Revolution, its impact on his education, art practice, and teaching responsibilities, including his work with artists who came to prominence in the 1980s and beyond.

Jane DeBevoise, Chair, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong and New York – Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:30-8PM
Art and the Cultural Revolution: A Conversation with Zheng Shengtian
Born in 1938 and now Managing Editor of Yishu magazine, Zheng Shengtian is an artist, writer and independent curator. Prior to his departure from China in 1990, he worked at Zhejiang Academy of Art in Hangzhou (now the China Art Academy) as a professor and chair of the Oil Painting Department. This conversation will focus on Professor Zheng’s experience during the Cultural Revolution, its impact on his education, art practice, and teaching responsibilities, including his work with artists who came to prominence in the 1980s and beyond.

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Lecture Fees: $10 for CI members / $15 for non-members / FREE to Friends of the Gallery Members

For questions, please contact Laura Warne at lwarne@chinainstitute.org or 212-744-8181, ext. 146.

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