Through a comparative and cross-disciplinary perspective, the masterclass will draw upon the speakers’ extensive scholarship on a wide range of disciplines, including Chinese and Western art history, sociology, philosophy and psychology, and will include hands-on learning through object analysis and a gallery visit. Recent developments in Chinese ink art will be a key focus, offering a perspective of looking at this traditional art form under contemporary and global artistic influences. A panel discussion and a private dinner with the speakers and Christie’s art specialists will also offer exclusive insights into the latest creative and market trends in Chinese art.
What you will learn
- The history of Chinese paintings, including key artistic milestones, connoisseurship theories and artists
- Recent developments in Chinese paintings under contemporary and global artistic influences
- The history of Western paintings and the differences between Chinese and Western painting traditions