LIANG YI TALKS
Title: The Effects of Ming and Qing Furniture Design on the West
Speaker: Dr. Florian Knothe
Date: Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Partnering with the Harvard Club here in Hong Kong, this June we will be hosting Dr. Florian Knothe, Director of The Museum and Art Gallery at Hong Kong University. Dr. Knothe has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, curating and working in the area of furniture conservation. His lecture will discuss how the design of Ming and Qing classical Chinese antique furniture had an effect on the works of William Chambers, Thomas Chippendale and other famous furniture "designers" in the West.