China Seminar | 11 April 2003

Art of the Moment: Contemporary Chinese Art and Artists

Hsingyuan Tsao Hsingyuan Tsao

Author of numerous essays on the history of Chinese art from the tenth to the twentieth century, Hsingyuan Tsao holds a B.A. in sculpture from the National Academy of Arts, China (1982), an M.A. in art history from the Central Institute of Fine Arts, China (1988), an M.A. in Asian studies from the University of California, Berkeley (1991), and a Ph.D. in art history from Stanford University (1996).

Among Dr. Tsao’s curated exhibitions (catalogues bearing same titles) were: Three Generations: Women Printmakers from China, Portland, Oregon (1996) and Differences Preserved: Reconstruction of Tombs from the Song and Liao Dynasties, Portland, Oregon (2000). The second show traveled to four other U.S. cities. Dr. Tsao joined the UH faculty in 2000 and contributes actively in furthering the University’s relations with China.