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Double Book Launch by Cambria Press - With Dr Mabel Lee and Mr Shen Jiawei

Cambria Press

Saturday, 14 July 2018 from 14:00 to 17:00 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

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Mr Shen Jiawei and Dr Mabel Lee will be at iPreciation as part of the double book launch by Cambria Press for Painting History: China’s Revolution in a Global Context and Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetic, on July 14 2018 at iPreciation. Mr Shen Jiawei and Dr Mabel Lee will also be giving talks about their new books.

Celebrity Artist Shen Jiawei (b.1948, China/Australia) is not only known for his commissioned portraits of dignitaries such as Pope Francis, Princess Mary of Denmark, and Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove but also his famous history paintings, which are held at the National Art Gallery of China, National Museum of China in Beijing, as well as in public and private collections around the world. Mr Shen’s unique experiences and innovative techniques are documented in his new book Painting History: China’s Revolution in a Global Context (edited by Dr Mabel Lee).

Dr Mabel Lee (b. 1939, Australia) is concurrently adjunct/honorary professor at The University of Sydney and at The Open University of Hong Kong. She is best known for her translations of Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian’s writings, including his eponymous book Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation (Cambria Press, 2012). Attendees will be able to view some of Gao Xingjian’s paintings at iPreciation.

Both Painting History and Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics were published in March 2018 by Cambria Press, a US-based independent publisher, and made their debut at the Association of Asian Studies international conference in Washington, DC. Copies are now available for pre-order. It is also for sale during the event day where the two authors will hold their book signing. To register for the event or pre-purchase the newly launched books, please contact us at enquiry@ipreciation.com or +65 6339 0678.iPreciation is the venue sponsor for this event.

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iPreciation
50 Cuscaden Road
HPL House #01-01
Singapore, 249724
Singapore

Saturday, 14 July 2018 from 14:00 to 17:00 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)


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Cambria Press

Cambria Press is a US-based, award-winning independent publisher of innovative books, which have earned outstanding reviews. Cambria authors include leading thinkers and renowned professors, such as Sinologist Professor Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania), Secretary Ray LaHood (former US Secretary of Transportation), and Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian. For more information, please see www.cambriapress.com. 

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