Splendours of Dunhuang 敦煌韻致
Jao Tsung-i’s Selected Academic and Art Works Inspired by Dunhuang Culture 饒宗頤教授之敦煌學術藝術展圖錄
Edited by Lee Chack Fan, Tang Wai Hung, and Cheng Wai Ming 李焯芬、鄧偉雄、鄭煒明 編. English Translation by To Ying Wah and Wong Shuk Wai 杜英華、王淑慧 英譯.
April 2017
166 pages
9.125" x 11.75", color illustrations throughout
HK$380 (Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, and Taiwan only)
US$55 (Other Countries)
Paperback 978-988-77020-6-1

This exhibition catalogue consists of Dunhuang-themed paintings, calligraphy, and studio objects by Professor Jao Tsung-i selected from his impressive oeuvre which spans from the 1960’s to the present day. The exhibits include paintings in Dunhuang fresco and line drawing styles, scenery of Dunhuang and nearby areas, and calligraphy in Dunhuang sutra and wooden slip styles.

Professor Jao once mentioned that in the last century, Japanese stated that if anyone needed to research on Dunhuang Studies, one must visit Japan. However, with the efforts made by Professor Jao and other scholars of the same period, Dunhuang has indisputably proven to be the centre of Dunhuang Studies. Moreover, his achievement in Dunhuang academic and art research has also become a crucial part of Dunhuang Studies nowadays. For the above reasons, Professor Jao was granted the ‘Award of Special Contributions to the Protection and Research on Dunhuang Relics’ by Gansu Provincial People’s Government and the Research Institute of Dunhuang and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of the People’s Republic of China.

這本展覽圖錄選載了饒宗頤教授由上世紀六十年代到最近的敦煌書畫作品及文玩,其中包括了敦煌筆意的彩繪、白畫、敦煌及附近地區風光、敦煌寫經體書法及敦煌漢簡書體作品等。

饒教授曾經說過,日本人在上世紀初期曾言,要研究敦煌學,就要到日本。然而,經過饒教授及不少與他同期的學者的努力下,敦煌現在毋庸置疑是研究敦煌學的重心。而他的敦煌學術及藝術研究,更成為了現代敦煌研究的一個重要部份。故此,在2000年,饒教授獲國家文物局、甘肅人民政府頒授「敦煌文物保護研究特殊貢獻獎」。

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