You are here

Chinese Furniture and Architecture

Dr. Sarah Handler examines the unique characteristics of Chinese furniture and architecture.

May 6, 2008 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Chinese Art Historian, Dr. Sarah Handler, is an independent scholar and has written definitive books on Chinese furniture, including Ming Furniture in the Light of Chinese Architecture, and Austere Luminosity of Chinese Classical Furniture. She has taught at UCLA and the University of Michigan. Her research is especially important for the Huntington Chinese garden project because of her interpretive focus on architecture. Buildings are one of the “essentials” of a Chinese garden and distinguish the garden style from others such as Japanese, French and English.

See website for details