Sunday, 25 December 2011

Christian art on the Silk Road

VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin language lecture 2012
Saturday 28 January 2012, 1.00pm
Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium The Art Gallery of NSW/ Australia

From the cross on the lotus of Tang Nestorianism to the palace architecture of the Christian university campus in modern China, religious art from the West has undergone tremendous transformation since its introduction to China via the Silk Road. Join professor Gu Weimin from the Shanghai Normal University and adjunct professor Milton Wan from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in a visual art journey, spanning over a thousand years, from Rome to Beijing, and discover the inter-faith merging of Christian, Buddhist and Muslim arts along the way.

NOTE: This lecture is delivered in Mandarin language only.

This event is part of the 2012 City of Sydney Chinese New Year Festival, celebrating the Year of the Dragon.

1 comment:

Fine Art Gallery said...

Christian Art is thousands of centuries old. It began its journey way back in the 6th century.