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Yale Art Expert David Sensabaugh To Give U.Va. Art

Museum’s Weedon Lecture In The Arts Of Asia On Nov. 4

October 22, 2004 --

WHAT:  Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia

WHO:   David A. Sensabaugh, Curator of Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery

TITLE:  “Foreigners, Funerary Couches and the Function of Landscape in 6th Century China”

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Campbell Hall, Room 153

A nationally recognized scholar of Asian art, David Ake Sensabaugh, will give the University of Virginia Art Museum’s Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153.

Sensabaugh is curator of Asian art and head of the Department of Asian Art at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Conn.  During the last two years he curated two notable exhibitions: Yale University Art Gallery’s “Art for All Seasons: Asian Art at Yale, Parts I and II,” and “The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale” at the China Institute Gallery in New York.

In addition to his teaching and museum experience, Sensabaugh writes extensively on Asian art. His articles include “Problems in the Interpretation of Chinese Art” and “Clouds and Mists Before the Eyes: The Scholar as Collector.” His books include the catalog  “The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale” and “Life at Jade Mountain: Painting and Scholarly Life in Late Yuan China,” currently in progress.

Sensabaugh received a bachelor of arts in history from Stanford University and both his master’s in Chinese art and archaeology and Ph.D. in Chinese and Japanese art and archaeology from Princeton University.

Sensabaugh has a long affiliation with U.Va. From 1979 to 1984 he was assistant professor at the McIntire Department of Art and adjunct curator for the U.Va. Art Museum. 

Sensabaugh also has taught at Princeton University, Oberlin College, Colby College and Columbia University.

Parking for his lecture will be available behind the museum and in the Culbreth Theatre lot.

For more information, call the University of Virginia Art Museum at (434) 924-3592 or visit the Web site: www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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