The Art of Quitting Court: Parting Gifts from China’s Last Emperor

The Art of Quitting Court: Parting Gifts from China’s Last Emperor

Live music begins at 6pm. Lecture will follow at 6:30pm.

Professor Shane McCausland Inaugural Lecture
Part of the SOAS 2017-18 lecture series entitled 'A World Turned Upside Down', Shane McCausland's inaugural lecture explores the agency of art at the court of China's deposed Last Emperor, Henry Puyi, in the Warlord Era of 1920s China. It delves into two artworks, an album of flower paintings and an inscribed fan, presented by Puyi to his Scottish tutor, Sir Reginald Johnston, before ...

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