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Ordering the Myriad Things: From Traditional Knowledge to Scientific Botany in China

Date
May 23, 2022 @ 12:00 AM
Cost
Free
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youtube.com/watch?v=arFX6_wrm40&t=3s
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In his new book, Ordering the Myriad Things, Nicholas K. Menzies, a research fellow in The Huntington’s Center for East Asian Garden Studies, examines how traditional knowledge of plants in China gave way to scientific botany between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries. This talk focuses especially on images of plants, contrasting their representation in late-imperial Chinese painting and material medica to the conventions of scientific botanical drawing. It highlights the work and careers of three 20th-century Chinese artists who paved the way for today’s professional botanical illustrators.

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