Samantha B. Frisoli '18, Gettysburg College
Daniella M. Snyder '18, Gettysburg College
Gabriella A. Bucci '19, Gettysburg College
Melissa R. Casale '19, Gettysburg College
Keira B. Koch '19, Gettysburg College
Paige L. Deschapelles '20, Gettysburg College
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Flora and Fauna in East Asian Art is the fourth annual exhibition curated by students enrolled in the Art History Methods course. This exhibition highlights the academic achievements of six student curators: Samantha Frisoli ’18, Daniella Snyder ’18, Gabriella Bucci ’19, Melissa Casale ’19, Keira Koch ’19, and Paige Deschapelles ’20. The selection of artworks in this exhibition considers how East Asian artists portrayed similar subjects of flora and fauna in different media including painting, prints, embroidery, jade, and porcelain. This exhibition intends to reveal the hidden meanings behind various representations of flora and fauna in East Asian art by examining the iconography, cultural context, aesthetic and function of each object.
Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College
flora, fauna, Asia, painting, prints, embroidery, jade, porcelain, literature, China
Frisoli, Samantha B.; Snyder, Daniella M.; Bucci, Gabriella A.; Casale, Melissa R.; Koch, Keira B.; and Deschapelles, Paige L., "Flora and Fauna in East Asian Art" (2018). Schmucker Art Catalogs. 26.