‘Object Lessons’: A crash course in modern Chinese brush painting

Courtesy Cantor Arts Center. Kate Mendillo pick (for 105 Russell) Huang Binhong (China, 1864–1955), Mountain Landscape, c. 1953. Ink and color on paper. Gift of Dr. Shirley Sun (A.B., 1964; A.M., 1969; Ph.D, 1974), 1994.113

Courtesy Cantor Arts Center. Kate Mendillo pick (for 105 Russell)
Huang Binhong (China, 1864–1955), Mountain Landscape, c. 1953. Ink and color on paper. Gift of Dr. Shirley Sun (A.B., 1964; A.M., 1969; Ph.D, 1974), 1994.113

The Cantor Arts Center is currently featuring a series of exhibitions entitled “Object Lessons: Art Its Histories,” which is organized around foundational art history courses at Stanford. The exhibits seek to transform the gallery space into a hub for academic discussion and critical thinking about visual art and its cultural contexts.

“Object Lessons,” as they appear in the Madeleine H. Russell Gallery, focus on modern Chinese art from the late 19th century to

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