Lectures on Chinese Culture

(Conducted in Cantonese)

  • Series 2

    7/11/2015 - 9/1/2016

    Speaker: YEUNG Chun Tong (Director, Sun Museum)

    Venue: Sun Museum

    Oil Painting and Chinese Culture

    This lecture probes into the impact of oil painting on Chinese artists since its reception in China and its role in promoting Chinese culture.

    Chinese New Year Painting and Chinese Culture 

    This lecture traces the development of Chinese New Year woodblock prints and evaluates the value of this category of folk art.

    Mural Painting and Chinese Culture

    This lecture traces the origin of mural painting in China and delineates the intimate relationship between mural paintings and life in ancient China.

    Portraits and Chinese Culture

    Portraits were prevalent in ancient China, however, few remain in present times. This lecture proves that portraits reflect life in ancient China.

    Collecting Paintings and Chinese Culture

    This lecture discusses the rationale behind collecting paintings and the characteristics of collecting paintings at different times of ancient China.

Lecture videos

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