Friday, 17 November 2017

Chinese Art Classics on View: Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty Fan Painting Collection

Date: 20 November – 1 December, 2017
Venue: New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
Over the years, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library has acquired very finely reproduced artworks made by specialists including the Nigensha Publishing Co. Ltd. in Japan and kept in the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library. The Collection consists of calligraphy and paintings reproduced from the Tang to the Qing Dynasty.  The originals of these artworks are housed in different museums such as National Palace Museum, Taipei, Shanghai Museum, and British Museum. The artwork reproduction requires a high standard of professional and specialized skills.
This exhibition showcases the fan paintings of the Four Masters of the Ming Dynasty including Shen Zhou, Wen Zhengming, Tang Yin and Qiu Ying. All are welcome to visit the exhibition during the Library’s opening hours.



Thursday, 9 November 2017

Library’s Late Reading Rooms: Open to CU Link Holders Only during the Revision and Examination Period (13 November - 23 December 2017)

Due to the increased demand for students’ study spaces during the revision and examination period, access of the late reading rooms will be restricted to CU Link holders only between the period on 13 November at 9:30pm to 23 December 2017 at 9:00am, inclusive. The late reading rooms (Chung Chi, New Asia and United College Late Reading Rooms) during that period will not be opened to other library card holders and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

圖書館夜讀室:考試期間祇供中大通持有人使用 (2017年11月13日 - 12月23日)

由於考試期間使用夜讀室的學生將會增加,由2017年11月13日晚上九時三十分起至12月23日早上九時正止,圖書館夜讀室(崇基、新亞、聯合夜讀室)將祇供中大通持有人使用 。此段期間夜讀室將不開放予其他圖書證持有人使用,不便之處,敬請原諒。

Wednesday, 8 November 2017



Late Reading Room Open 24 Hours during Examination Period

From 9:30 p.m., November 22, 2017 to 9:00 a.m., December 23, 2017,  New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library will open its Late Reading Room on the lower ground floor of the Library building 24 hours daily during the examination period.
During this period, the University Security Unit will have officers patrolling the area at night to ensure the safety of the users and the good order of the Room.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Archaic Conjecture

Artist: Fung Yee Tin
Date: 6 – 17 November, 2017
Venue: New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library
Exhibition Statement:
This exhibition intends to investigate how the painters in the past perceiving the world based on imitation from paintings of the old masters. Painting can be understood as the process of the co-operation of sight, hand and human-mind. It does not only illustrate what did the painter see but also reflects the painter’s internalization from the outside world. Through investigating on landscape paintings, this exhibition focuses on how painters in the past perceiving the world. Besides it will be asked that if there are any common attributes among oriental and western art.

All are welcome to visit the exhibition during the Library's opening hours.