ART BROKERING FOR CHINA
THE MISSIONARY CONNECTION -- a day-long conference
Saturday, May 04, 20029:30 am Morning Session, THE MISSIONARIES AND EARLY SINO-WESTERN ART EXCHANGE
9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
306 Royce Hall
James Tong, Political Science and Center for East Asian Studies, UCLA, Chair
Lauren Arnold, Ricci Institute, University of San Francisco
"The Leap from Medieval to Renaissance: Early Missionary Contact with China and Its Influence on the Art of the West, 1300-1500"
Emily Curtis, Independent Scholar
"Glass for the Qing Court: The Jesuit Workshop"
Marcia Reed, Getty Research Institute
"A Perfume is Best from Afar: Illustrated Books and Prints by the Jesuits in China"
2:00 pm Afternoon Session, THE MISSIONARIES AND THE YUANMINGYUAN (THE GARDEN OF PERFECT BRIGHTNESS)
Richard Strassberg, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA, Chair
Victoria Siu, University of San Francisco
"The European Sector (Xiyanglou) in the Garden of Eternal Springtime (Changchun Yuan): Western Architectural & Landscape Influences"
Young-tsu Wong, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
"The Magnificent Garden's Missionary Connection: The Jesuits and the Yuanming Yuan"
Peter Sturman, Art History, UCSB, Discussant
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Tel: 310 825-8683