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Gavin Leuzzi

Gavin Leuzzi is a doctoral candidate at the Australian National University researching Chinese influences on modern art and is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Programme Scholarship.

Gavin Leuzzi reviews 'Fairweather and China' by Claire Roberts

December 2021, no. 438 24 November 2021
Since the time of celebrated figure painter Gu Kaizhi (345–406 CE) of the Jin dynasty (266–420 CE), artists in China have been researchers of sorts. Over millennia, a scholarly ideal in painting would emerge. Late in their working lives, many artists sought an aesthetic that was uncontrived and conformed to the inner workings of nature. For Nanjing-based art historian Xue Xiang, this was Fairw ... (read more)