December 7, 2017; 6-7:00PM
Facing Turbulent Times: Images of the Great Peace in East Asia
Chin-Sung Chang
Professor of Art History, Seoul National University

Detail from The City of Great Peace, early nineteenth century, Korea. Eight-panel screen, ink and colors on silk, 113.6 x 49.1 (each panel), National Museum of Korea, Seoul.

Chin-Sung Chang is Professor of Art History at Seoul National University, specializing in the history of Chinese and Korean painting. He holds a master’s and PhD in art history from Yale University, an MA in art history from Columbia, and a BA in archaeology and art history from Seoul National University. He was both a Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow in 2005–2006 and an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in 2013–2014 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has co-authored Landscapes Clear and Radiant: The Art of Wang Hui (1632–1717) and Art of the Korean Renaissance, 1400-1600. He is currently working on monographs on the eminent Chinese literati artist Ni Zan (1301–1374) and the distinguished Korean court painter Kim Hongdo (1745–after 1806).

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