• 17 October, 6pm – Sydney Asian Art Series – Nancy Um

    Boxes Fit for Kings: Aromatic Gifts around the Late-Seventeenth- and Early-Eighteenth-Century Indian Ocean

    19 July 2018 | Read

    The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, The Power Institute and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, are proud to present the fourth and final of our Sydney Asian Art Series talks for 2018, with a lecture by Nancy Um; Professor and Deparment Chair of Art History at Binghamton University. ABSTRACT … READ MORE

  • Uncertain Objects: Trajectories in Asian Art

    Sydney Asian Art Series Semester Two Announcement

    18 July 2018 | Read

    We often think of artists and artworks as having stable identities, yet the historical reality of art is far messier, and far more exciting, as objects, artists, and ideas moved across national and cultural boundaries, created between and from multiple cultures. This year’s Sydney Asian Art Series explores examples of such movement and multiplicity from across Asia and the world.

  • 23 August, 6pm – Sydney Asian Art Series – Timon Screech

    The Shogun's Silver Telescope: Art in the First English Encounters with Japan, 1611-1616

    18 July 2018 | Read

    The University of Sydney’s China Studies Centre, The Power Institute and VisAsia, with support from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, are proud to present the third of our Sydney Asian Art Series talks for 2018, with a lecture by Timon Screech; professor of the history of art at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. … READ MORE

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