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Tao Wang

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Tao Wang is the Pritzker Chair of Arts of Asia, executive director of initiatives in Asia, and curator of Chinese art at the Art Institute of Chicago, which he joined in 2015. His recent exhibitions include Expressive Ink: Paintings by Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanqing (2019), Mirroring China’s Past: Emperors and Their Bronzes (2018), and Xu Longsen: Light of Heaven (2018).

Prior to joining the Art Institute, Tao worked as senior vice president and head of Chinese works of art at Sotheby’s New York and was a professor at the University of London. He has published widely on topics related to Chinese art and archaeology and has won the China National Book Award and Antiquity’s Best Article prize. Tao holds a PhD in early Chinese culture from the University of London.

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