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Mae Anna Pang

About Mae Anna Pang

Mae Anna Pang, Senior Curator, Asian Art

Dong Qichang Mountain landscape 1617

Dong Qichang was a brilliant scholar and a prominent scholar-official of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644). To escape political turmoil at the imperial court in Peking (Beijing), his official life was interrupted by long intervals of retirement in the south. Through …  More

Chinese Wine pot from the Ming Dynasty

You may have noticed the turquoise lotus wine pot on the side of the NGV Building lately. Senior Curator, Asian Art, Mae-Anna Pang talks to us about the Chinese Wine pot from the Ming Dynasty, 16th century.   I once …  More

Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Water Snake

Chinese New Year begins on 10 February 2013. It is the year of the Water Snake. The snake represents transformation and healing. It is a year to focus within and reflect. Steady progress and attention to detail wins the race …  More