Painterly Abstraction in Architecture Design

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Painterly Abstraction in Architecture Design

Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Kennedy Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

Professor Pan Gongkai will discuss the influence of painterly abstraction in modern architecture. This talk accompanies Professor Pan’s exhibition in the Glass Tank.

In line with his exhibition in the Glass Tank, Professor Pan will discuss the influence of painterly abstraction on the architecture of modern pioneer, Le Corbusier.

The talk will be followed by a Q & A and a drinks reception in the Glass Tank at 19.00 pm to celebrate the opening of his exhibition. Please book to reserve your space.

This event is to celebrate Global Confucius Institute day. Set up to promote Chinese language and culture, the Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University aims to enhance mutual understanding and reinforce international friendships. The Confucius Institute is running courses in Chinese language and culture for the general public, and hosting events throughout the year. The Institute has a particular focus on publishing, a prominent local industry in Oxfordshire.

About the speaker:

A renowned artist, theoretician and educator, Professor Pan Gongkai possesses an in-depth enthusiasm to architecture design and founded the School of Architecture at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing during his tenure as President there.