November 11, 2017; 6 – 7:00pm
Gold and Silver in Japanese Painting and What They Can Tell Us
Frank Feltens
Anne van Biema Fellow, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Frank Feltens is Anne van Biema Fellow at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC. He earned his PhD in Japanese art history at Columbia in 2016 with a thesis on the painter Ogata Kōrin (1658-1716). His work concerns the history of Japanese painting, with a focus on the late medieval and early modern periods, two areas on which he has lectured and published in English and Japanese.

Unkoku Tōgan, Landscape, Muromachi or Momoyama Period, 16th century. Ink, gold, and tint on paper. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1907.134

612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

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

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).

612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University