The Art of Dissent in 17th-Century China
Masterpieces of Ming Loyalist Art from the Chih Lo Lou Collection
September 7, 2011 — January 2, 2012
Explores expressions of dissent in painting and calligraphy by Ming loyalists living under the Qing rule after the Manchu conquest. The afternoon concludes with a conversation examining art, culture, and dissent in Chinese history.
– The Art of Dissent in 17th-Century China Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
– Post-Traumatic Art: The Wilderness and Its Ghosts in Chinese Painting after 1644 Jonathan Hay, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Speakers Maxwell K. Hearn and Jonathan Hay are joined by Jonathan D. Spence, Sterling Professor of History Emeritus, Yale University, and Zhixin Jason Sun, Curator of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Duration : 2:7:20