The Art Museum released 10 videos of the “A Glimpse of Jiangnan” series from July to September to introduce selected exhibits in the catalogue Transcending Transience: Art and Culture of Late-Ming Jiangnan
. The painting Scholar by an old tree
was introduced by Prof. James Watt (Founding Director of Art Museum, CUHK) and Dr. JIANG Fangting (Research Associate, Hong Kong Palace Museum). Prof. Wan Chui Ki (Associate Professor of Department of Fine Arts, CUHK) introduced Gu embroidery with narrative scenes
while Prof. Lu Minghua, research fellow of Shanghai Museum, introduced “vase with carved animal masks in transparent glaze”. Mr LING Lizhong, Head of Department of Painting and Calligraphy of Shanghai Museum, introduced Eight Views of the Yan and Wu Areas
and Mr Shi Yuan, Head of Art and Crafts Research Department, Shanghai Museum, introduced “bamboo brushpot with ladies reading in garden”. Dr. Tong Yu, Sam (Associate Curator, Art Museum, CUHK) introduced “gold-flecked bronze incense burner with two fish handles” and Dr. JIANG Fangting (Research Associate, Hong Kong Palace Museum) introduced “ink cake with fruiting plum spray” and Cheng’s Compendium of Ink Cakes
. Ms ZHAO, Dankun (Ph.D. Candidate of the Fine Arts Department, CUHK) introduced Enchanting Words from the Pleasure Quarters
and Dr. CHEN Wenyan Cherie (Postdoctoral Fellow of Institute of Chinese Studies, CUHK) introduced Five-character Octave in Running Script.
Dr. HO Pik Ki, Peggy (Research Associate, Art Museum, CUHK) introduced “Zhonghe qin
-zither (Prince-of-Lu style)”. The 10 videos attracted 6,594 views in total.