UJN Forum 2014:Art for Art's Sake

May,12 2014  from:News Center

Lecturer: Pro.Dr. Fred Kleiner

Date and Time:2:00pm, May. 13, 2014

Location: Classroom 401 in No.2 Teaching Building

Audience: Faculty/Staff, Students

Category: Lecture

Sponsor: UJN Academic Affairs Office, School of Fine Arts


Admission: Free


Professor of History of Art and Archaeology at Boston University since 1978 and Chairman of the Department of History of Art and Architecture

Winner of several teaching prizes and national book awards. Author of more than 100 books, articles, and reviews, including Art through the Ages, the most widely read introduction to the history of art in the English language (translated into Chinese in 2007)

Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology, the worldĄŻs foremost scholarly journal of classical archaeology, from 1985 to 1998

This is his sixth lecture tour in China since 2004. He has spoken at universities and art academies in Beijing (Peking University, Tsinghua University, Central Academy of Fine Arts), Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, and in Hong Kong and Taiwan.