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China Institute Online Event

Pieces of China:  Ben Wang on Qi Baishi's Chicks

Thursday, March 25 at 12:00 pm

Qi Baishi, who lived from 1864-1959, is one of the most revered Chinese painters of all time. One of his paintings sold for $144 million in 2017, breaking world records. Ben Wang, China Institute’s beloved professor of Chinese culture, shares one of his favorite Qi Baishi works—two chicks tugging on a worm—and explains why the painter’s art still speaks to us today.

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