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Project participants discuss features of a Chinese Republican period painting at the National PalaceMuseum in Beijing. Painting: Chen Hengque (Chen Hengke, 1876-1923), Viewing Paintings, 1918. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper. 87.7 x 46.6 cm. Collection: Palace Museum, Beijing. Photo: Wu Fang
The Getty Foundation connects a new generation of scholars from across China. More»
Posted in Art, Education, Getty Foundation, Philanthropy
Connecting Art Histories participants studying frescoes in the Casa Vasari palace in Florence, Italy.
A Getty Foundation initiative is expanding the frontiers of art history by bringing scholars together from around the globe. More»
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Art history is sometimes imagined as a discipline of solitary scholars, not unlike King Solomon as depicted in this Viceregal painting by Marcos Zapata: alone in a study, poring over texts, and waiting for the moment of inspiration (perhaps divine?)… More»