Wu Hung

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WU HUNG

WU HUNG. American (Born People's Republic Of China), b. 1945. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Art historian and author. Palace Museum, Beijing, People's Republic of China, research staff member, 1973-78; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor, then associate professor of fine arts, 1987-93; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Harrie A. Vanderstappen distinguished service professor, 1994-. Publications: The Wu Liang Shrine: The Ideology of Early Chinese Pictorial Art, 1989; Monumentality in Early Chinese Art and Architecture, 1995; The Double Screen: Medium and Representation in Chinese Painting, 1996; (with J. Cahill and others) Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting, 1997; Remaking Beijing: The Creation of Political Space, 1998; Heaven, Earth, and Men: The Universe in Chinese Art, 9 vols, in press. Contributor to journals. Address: Department of Art History, University of Chicago, 5540 South Greenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60615, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]y.uchicago.edu