2020年4月21日 (二) | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
On Line, as a Facebook webinar or using Zoom
Free of charge
According to legend, on this date, 21st April, in 753 BCE, the semi-divine twin brothers, Romulus and Remus, founded the settlement that was to become the majestic city of Rome. This event spawned a mighty empire and nurtured a visual culture that left a lasting imprint on the subsequent civilizations and (art) histories of the western hemisphere. What better way to acknowledge such a birthday than to investigate and interrogate its continued legacy? Today, some 2,772 years later, remnants of Roman art and architecture are still being discovered meters below the modern cities of Europe, Africa and the Near East, as well as in the deserts and forests of over 40 countries whose modern borders now fall within the territory once controlled from Rome. With a particular focus on wall paintings, this talk details some of these recent discoveries so as to introduce revitalized assessments of “Classical” art for the new millennium.
This is the second lecture of Art and its Histories – Scholars in Lecture, a series of public lectures organized by the Department of Fine Arts, HKU and presented in collaboration with Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Art and The University of Hong Kong Museum Society. The programs aim to deliver current art-historical thinking in an accessible manner presented by specialists in the field. The series is part of the Fine Arts Department’s broader dedication to promoting the importance and relevance of art history in Hong Kong.
Susanna McFadden is Assistant Professor and M.A. coordinator in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in the art, architecture, and archaeology of the Roman and late antique Mediterranean, with a particular emphasis on the medium of wall painting. She has been a fellow in residence at the American Academy in Rome (2009-2010) and the Getty Research Institute (2016) and since 2005 has been a member of the New York University sponsored team excavating the late Roman site of Amheida in Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis. Recent publications include essays on the wall paintings from Amheida and a multi-disciplinary exploration of the Tetrarchic era wall paintings in Egypt, The Art of Empire: The Roman Frescoes and Imperial Cult Chamber in Luxor Temple (Yale University Press, 2015), which won the 2017 Archaeological Institute of America’s James R. Weisman Book Award.
In view of the COVID-19 public health situation, this lecture is taking place online, free of charge, instead of at The Asia Society Hong Kong Center as originally planned.
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2020年1月11日 (六) | 上午10:00 - 早點招待 / 上午10:30 - 講座開始 / 上午11:30 - 活動完畢
亞洲協會香港中心 - 香港金鐘正義道九號
費用：會員 $150 非會員$250
在 1911 年以前最重要的中歐文化交流例証開始在清朝宮廷內- 康熙皇帝，雍正和乾隆皇帝以歐洲傳教士的超凡繪畫技術融入宮廷藝術中, 作為擴張自己在政治舞台上的籌碼。而歐洲傳教士也利用在科學知識上的優越，以得到清朝皇帝的青睞, 用作在中國傳播歐洲基督宗教文化的踏腳石。
這次講座會陶格教授會作深入探討兩位歐洲傳教士Giuseppe Castiglione (1688-1766 ) 和 Jean-Denis Attiret (1702 – 1768 ) 怎樣以超凡畫技遊走在清朝宮廷中, 達到了某程度上的跨文化融合。
講者： Professor Greg M. Thomas ( 陶格教授 ）
天主教的現實主義對清朝宮廷的影響力 – 陶格教授
香港大學藝術系學者講座系列之( 一 )
香港藝術館之友 , 亞洲協會香港中心 ,
香港大學藝術學系 , 香港大學博物舘學會
2019年12月5日 (四) | 下午6::00 - 10:00
冠名贊助 HKD500,000 或以上