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Lecture

Kings' Inscriptions: Illuminating the Calligraphic Works of Future Generations

Date:  11 Nov 2023 - 11 Nov 2023

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023

Time: 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Venue: Drake Gallery, 1/F, Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Language: Cantonese

Speaker: Lee Yun Woon (Former Chair and Professor, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of HK)

 


Abstract

Organised in conjunction with the exhibition Kings’ Inscriptions · Contemporary Interpretations, this lecture seeks to enrich the audience’s appreciation of Chinese calligraphy. The presentation will provide an overview of the historical roots of calligraphy in China, a summary of the kings’ inscriptions and calligraphy, and an examination of their impact on the literary and calligraphic fields. Following the talk, the speaker and exhibition curator, Sarah Ng, will discuss the evolution of contemporary calligraphy.

 


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