Date : 14 July 2018
Time : 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Venue : iPRECIATION,
50 Cuscaden Road, HPL House #01-01 Singapore 249724
A rare, exclusive opportunity to meet the authors of two new books that are important additions to the fields of art, culture, and literature.
Cambria Press cordially invites you to attend the double book launch for Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics & Painting History and Painting History: China’s Revolution in a Global Context and to meet Shen Jiawei and Dr Mabel Lee who will be giving talks about their books.
Celebrity artist Shen Jiawei is a leading portraitist who has been commissioned to paint the official portraits of dignitaries such as Pope Francis and Princess Mary of Denmark. Shen is also renowned for his history paintings, which are held in Beijing at the National Museum, Art Museum, and Military Museum; as well as in public and private collections around the world.
Dr Mabel Lee is an honorary professor at the Open University of Hong Kong and an adjunct professor at the University of Sydney where she taught 20th-century literature for more than 30 years. She is best known for her translations of Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian’s writings, including his eponymous book, Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation.
The books will be available for purchase at a special discount during the book signing. Painting History (paperback with color images) will be available at SGD30 & Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics (hardcover) will be available at SGD60 (cash-only sales).
For more information on the books, please visit http://www.cambriapress.com.