Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Kuiyi Shen on Figure and Body in Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Lecture
  • 11/21/2011
  • 17:15-18:15
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Kress Foundation Department of Art History, Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
Dr. Shen’s teaching and writing focus on Chinese and Japanese art with an emphasis on modern and contemporary Chinese art and Sino-Japanese art exchanges in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is the author of many books and exhibition catalogues, including Between the Thunder and the Rain: Chinese Paintings from the Opium War to the Cultural Revolution (2000), Reboot: the Third Chengdu Biennale (2007), Chinese Posters (2009), and the forthcoming The Challenge of Modernity: Chinese Painting of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. Please use the Museum’s west entrance for access to Room 211 after 5 PM.