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Liu Dan is one of China's most renowned living artists, translating his fastidious observations of the world around him into ink through fresh ideas about composition and original brushstroke techniques. This expansive selection of his recent paintings-meticulous and unexpected landscapes, rocks, and still-lifes-showcase both his technical virtuosity and unrestrained imagination.
He is exhibiting at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and will be on our campus on September 29.  Some activiteis scheduled are listed below.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

9/17 - Liu Dan's exhibition opens at MIA (free!)
9/22 - we  have a bus going to MIA to hear a panel presentation by Liu Dan and others - only a few spots left!  Bus leaves at 4:30; talk is at 6:30 - you must contact Professor Carol Brash to get a ticket to the talk: [email protected] .

On campus, SJU

9/29 - 1 PM - Liu Dan will meet with a small group of students and faculty to discuss his process and how it intersects with his interest in art history and collecting prints.  He will be looking at items from the collection of Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML) as starting points for conversation and questions.  Please email Professor Carol Brash at [email protected] if you are interested in attending - it is a small class, so you must sign up.
9/29 - 7 PM - Liu Dan will be part of a panel discussion of his work at Pellegrine Auditorium.  Open to all!

Carol Brash, PhD
Associate Professor of Art History