Expanding Tradition and Sino-Japanese Confluences in the Art of Fu Baoshi - Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Description: Aida Yuen Wong, associate professor of fine arts, chair of East Asian Studies, Brandeis University. Discover how Fu Baoshi - perhaps the greatest landscape and figure painter of China's modern period - integrated Western and traditional Asian artistic influences to create a new style that was both unmistakably Chinese and undeniably modern. Introduction by Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge, Department of Asian Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Part of Sunday at the Met - Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution: Fu Baoshi (1904-1965). 3pm.