Zaixin Hong

Zaixin Hong

Professor, Art and Art History

Zaixin Hong has published broadly in his two major areas of research: 10th- to14th-century and 20th-century Chinese art. He is the author of the award-winning textbook A History of Chinese Art (2000, 2012) and the compiler of Essays on the History of Chinese Painting by Overseas Scholars (1950–1987). He was a 2005-2006 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Hong is working on a new book: Shaking Hands with the Future: Huang Binhong and the Revelation of Chinese Modernism. Hong taught earlier at the China National Academy of the Fine Arts and was senior fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religion at Harvard University. He teaches courses on Asian art and on regional and thematic issues, such as Chinese Painting in the West, Tao and East Asian Landscape Art, Art History Methodologies, Chinese and Japanese Art, Buddhist Art, 20th-Century Chinese Art, and East Asian Calligraphy.

Education
BA Zhejiang University 1982
MA China National Academy of Fine Arts 1984
Ph.D China National Academy of Fine Arts 1996
Class
Survey of Asian Art ARTH 278-A 2218
Japanese Art ARTH 368-A 2218
Twentieth Century Chinese Art ARTH 369-A 2218
Guide Puget Sound GPS 100-H 2218
Survey of Asian Art ARTH 278-A 2224
East Asian Calligraphy ARTH 371-A 2224
East Asian Calligraphy ARTS 371-A 2224
Tao and Landscape Art HUM 330-A 2224

Contact Information

Kittredge 216
email zhong@pugetsound.edu