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Cixi and the Artful Legacy of Chinese Imperial Women

March 11 | Cixi and the Artful Legacy of Chinese Imperial Women
Professor Hui-shu Lee, Associate Professor of Art History at UCLA; Specialist on Chinese painting and visual culture in the pre-modern era, with a particular focus on gender issues. 

Hui-shu Lee is associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her field of specialization is Chinese painting and visual culture in pre-modern era, with a particular focus on gender issues. She also works extensively on place representation and cultural mapping, and garden culture. Among her publications are Exquisite Moments: West Lake & Southern Song Art (New York: China Institute, 2001) and Empresses, Art, and Agency in Song Dynasty China (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2010). Currently, she is working on two book projects: transference of gender persona in Chinese painting and the representation of West Lake in visual culture of the post-song era. In addition, extended from her research on Song art and culture she has also taken on “Poetics of Song Gardens” as a side project.

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Ticket info: Member or with paid museum admission $15 | General $20
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March 11, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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