ReCollection: Architectural tower
Hear from Professor of Philosophy Karyn Lai
Join Dr Karyn Lai, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales to hear about the Architectural tower: tomb model 1st-2nd century by an unknown artist. Dr Lai will introduce some of the fundamental ideas in ancient Chinese philosophy highlighting how the Chinese in the 1st and 2nd centuries viewed life, both in the present and in the afterlife, and their philosophical views on harmony and continuity.
Meet at the information desk.
Discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time
This is one of our ReCollection series of lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice – from old favourites to hidden gems – speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.
Image: artist unknown Architectural tower: tomb model , 1st century – 2nd century(detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales