'Exploring the Origin, Enlightening the Heart,' A Painting Exhibition by Yu Yan

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February 20, 2017
February 25, 2017
UNC Global
FedEx Global Education Center, Third-Floor Harambee Gallery
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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Painting by Yu Yan

Painting by Yu Yan

This exhibition displays paintings by Yu Yan, a Chinese visiting scholar with the Department of Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Yu Yan is an associate professor at the School of Art at Lanzhou University in China. He has been at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since April 2016. This exhibition will be on display in the third-floor Harambee Gallery in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from Feb. 20 to Feb. 25, 2017.

Inspired by his time in the United States, the exhibition highlights American landscapes juxtaposed with Chinese landscapes for comparison. Pieces featuring Chinese calligraphy are included as well.

The FedEx Global Education Center, located at 301 Pittsboro Street in Chapel Hill, is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on select Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This exhibition is a part of Asia Week 2017. The exhibition is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center, International Student and Scholar Services, and UNC Global.

Exhibit contact: Ingrid Smith, manager of events and exhibitions for UNC Global, ingrid.smith@unc.edu.

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