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Geared towards art collectors, patrons, art professionals and those seeking the tools to appreciate and understand investment in the art world, Arnoldii Lectures provide basic inroads to understanding and appreciating complex issues surrounding the development of contemporary art, and insights into the world of collecting. The lectures are taught by individuals in the art world who have both academic understanding and professional practical experience.

Contemporary Chinese Art

Contemporary Chinese Art

Contemporary Chinese Art

Featuring Conversations with Curators and Collectors

Explore the identity of Chinese contemporary art and the history of its origin and development and gain the tools to appreciate and critically respond to works of art and forms of presentation and display. Drawing upon references to leading artists and works within each chronological period in the historical development of Chinese art, Xue will share personal experiences of critical appreciation and advice on fine art valuation.

This two class course explores the identity of Chinese contemporary art and the history of its origin and development. Students will be given the tools with which to appreciate Chinese contemporary works and to develop a critical response to works of art and forms of presentation and display.  The classes will draw upon references to leading artists and works of art within each period in the historical development of Chinese art and will share personal experiences of critical appreciation.  Students will also be provided with advice on valuation. The course is conducted over two sessions, which are offered in either English or Chinese.

Lecture topics include:

  • A Brief History of Contemporary Chinese Art since 1979
  • Opening the Eyes to the Western Art World
  • From Dialogue with Western Art to Own Discourse