RAVE: Lucien Sun
“Arranging the Conquests: Section I of the Codex Mendoza”
Lucien Sun is a PhD student of East Asian visual and material culture at the University of Chicago. His recently finished project focused on images of filial piety stories at tombs in north China during the Yuan period (https://wp.nyu.edu/lapis/filial-piety-stories-north-china-le-lucien-sun/). His current research interests lie broadly in Chinese burial art from the tenth to seventeenth century. He has also become interested in the exchange of visual and material culture on the Eurasia continent under Mongolian rule.
Respondent Yifan Zou studies late imperial Chinese art and architecture. Yifan received her MA from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a BSocSc degree from the University of Hong Kong, where she double majored in geography and art history. Prior to starting her PhD, Yifan has held internships at the Princeton University Art Museum, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at Penn, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art; worked on book conservation, curatorial research, exhibition catalog editing, and museum collection database management tasks. Her research interests are late imperial Chinese art and architecture; representation of famous sites and buildings in diverse artistic mediums; Chinese garden construction and landscape painting; Mesoamerican architecture and urbanism.
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