WU GUANZHONG (1919–2010)

With Mira Chan, Curator of Wu Guanzhong Collection, Hong Kong Museum of Art; Nadia Lau, Hong Kong Museum of Art; Cai Heng, National Gallery Singapore; and Liu Jude, Wu Guanzhong Research Centre, Tsinghua University

Wu Guanzhong (1919–2010) is one of the 20th-century’s most admired Chinese painters. All his career, from his student days in Hangzhou and Paris to his final years, he engaged with European painting alongside Chinese traditional paintings.

Join leading scholars in this academic conference to hear the latest research on Wu Guanzhong’s life and art.

This academic conference is linked to the Wu Guanzhong exhibition at the Ashmolean, which comprises works lent by Hong Kong Museum of Art, selected from a recent donation of 450 paintings and sketches from the artist’s family, and represents every decade of Wu Guanzhong’s life from the 1950s onwards in oils, ink, pencil and other media.

The event will take place online on Zoom and a link to join the event will be shared in advance by email.

Booking is essential and tickets are FREE.