Art History Study Group—Companions in Solitude: Reclusion and Communion in Chinese Art

Date and Time

Thursday, May 5, 2022




Online (Zoom)

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Joseph Scheier-Dolberg, Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang Associate Curator of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, The Met

Expand your knowledge of art history through virtual introductions to core themes and close examination of The Met collection. Join a Met curator for an in-depth exploration of the exhibition Companions in Solitude: Reclusion and Communion in Chinese Art. Consider how the choice to be alone or be together is central to the lives of thinkers and artists, and explore Chinese artworks that abound with figures who pursued both paths. This session includes an interactive Q and A. 

Fee: $55. Please note: This live event takes place on Zoom. Space is limited; advance registration is required. Registration closes Monday, May 2, 2022, or when registration is full.

Autogenerated captioning is available.

Unidentified artist (Chinese, 16th century). Playing the zither for a crane (detail). Ming dynasty (1368–1644), mid-16th century. Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Ex coll.: C. C. Wang Family, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse, 1972 (1972.278.3)


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