About Exploring Chinese Buddhism

Guoying Stacy Zhang received her MA Buddhist Art (Distinction) at the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Art and Conservation at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Prior to that, she received her first MA in History of Art (Distinction) at the School of Oriental and African Studies and her BA at Fudan University. She learned to appraise antiques and worked at leading auction houses like Christie's and Sotheby's, as well as the Shanghai Museum. Her publications include “A Symbol in Mass Production: Ruyi Images in the Inner and Outer Cities Under the Qianlong Reign”, Forum 15 (2012) and “From Kinnara to Kalavinka: On the Autonomy of Image in Buddhist Transmission from India to China”, (paper presented at Princeton University, 27 February 2016). In July 2016, she helped to curate the Exhibition on Shanxi Buddhist Art and Intangible Cultural Heritage on Mount Wutai.

Exploring Chinese Buddhism is published monthly.

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Buddhism and Abundance: Monastery of Tranquillity and Peace (Jing’an Monastery) in Shanghai
Tradition and wealth at a historic Buddhist monastery
Uploaded 31 Mar 2017
The Making of Buddhist Wood Sculptures in China
A deeper examination of Buddhist statuary in Chinese history
Uploaded 27 Jan 2017
Buddhism in Contemporary China Through a Photographer’s Eye
Insights into the cultural and religious heritage of the people of China
Uploaded 23 Dec 2016
An Illuminating Exhibition on the Transmission of Buddhist Art at the Palace Museum in Beijing
From India to China, a history in Buddhist sculpture
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
The Hanging Sculptures of the Little Western Paradise
Exploring a little-known jewel of Buddhist artistic expression
Uploaded 14 Oct 2016
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