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Maggie Bickford

February - June 2006

Maggie Bickford is professor of the history of art and architecture at Brown University. A scholar of Chinese painting, she has written extensively, most especially on scholar painting, and is the author of Ink Plum: The Making of a Chinese Scholar-Painting Genre (Cambridge, 1996) and of several exhibition catalogues, including  the prize-winning Bones of Jade, Soul of Ice: The Flowering Plum in Chinese Art (New Haven, 1985). These and her many other scholarly and curatorial projects have done much to deepen the understanding of Chinese painting and culture.  Her project at the Clark further explores the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) and the creation of cultural heritage in China

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