Dongshan Zhang


Arts of the steppe peoples, who formed the Five Dynasties, Liao, Xia, Jin, and Yuan China(s), interest Dongshan the most. Before he came to Chicago, Dongshan completed coursework and internships at Chinese University of Hong Kong, Palace Museum (Beijing), Williams College, Columbia University, and Metropolitan Museum of Art. His MA thesis deals with the flowers and birds in a Yuan dynasty wall painting, Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru.