HEAVEN AND EARTH IN CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY AND PAINTING: VISASIA H Y MOK 2019 MANDARIN LECTURE AT AGNSW – TAASA Review March 2019
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Iain Clark The annual VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin Lecture at the Art Gallery of New South Wales was held on 3 February to coincide with the opening of Heaven and earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Once again, it was extremely well attended.
Three eminent speakers from the National Palace Museum, Fang-ju Liu, Chief Curator in the Painting and Calligraphy Department, Pei-chin Yu, Chief Curator in the Antiquities Department and Chao-ling Sung, Chief Curator in the Rare Books and Historical Documents Department kept the large audience entranced for over two hours. Pei-chin Yu drew on artworks in the exhibition dating from the Northern Song dynasty (9601127) to the mid-Qing dynasty (1636-1911) to illustrate how the depiction of harmony among heaven, nature and humanity changed through time...