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Cocktails with the Curator: Shawn Yuan

May 27, 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

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Dragons and Phoenixes from the Steppe: Ceramics from the Liao Dynasty (916-1125) in SAMA's Collection
 
Join Shawn Yuan, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, on a talk about the several artistic traditions that have made Liao ceramic an important part of Asian ceramic history.

Liao dynasty was founded by the Khitans who lived in northern China and were ethnically distinct from the majority Chines in the south. Khitans developed their artistic language through trade, wars and religious exchanges with the worlds around them, in particular with the Chinese. The famed collection of Asian ceramics at San Antonio Museum of Art include a large group of ceramics from the Liao empire.

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Dragons and Phoenixes from the Steppe: Ceramics from the Liao Dynasty (916-1125) in SAMA's Collection
 
Join Shawn Yuan, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, on a talk about the several artistic traditions that have made Liao ceramic an important part of Asian ceramic history.

Liao dynasty was founded by the Khitans who lived in northern China and were ethnically distinct from the majority Chines in the south. Khitans developed their artistic language through trade, wars and religious exchanges with the worlds around them, in particular with the Chinese. The famed collection of Asian ceramics at San Antonio Museum of Art include a large group of ceramics from the Liao empire.

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