Allison R. Miller

Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller gave an invited talk in Chinese on June 11 titled “秦汉彩绘青铜器:材质、装饰工艺与价值” (“Painted Bronzes of the Qin and Han: Materials, Decorative Techniques, and Value”) at the virtual conference 制器尚象 (Making Artifacts by Modeling Images), hosted by the Chinese National Academy of Arts (中国艺术研究院) in Beijing, China. The conference title derives from a phrase in the Book of Changes, which discusses emblematic figures as archetypes for artifacts. Miller presented on a panel titled “Craft and Form.”

—July 2022

Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller published the article “Painting Bronze in Early China: Uncovering Polychromy in China’s Classical Sculptural Tradition” in the spring 2022 issue of Archives of Asian Art.

—June 2022

Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller gave a lecture titled “Purple in Early China” to an art history class at Georgetown University on January 17, 2021.

—January 2021

Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller was invited to put her book Kingly Splendor: Court Art and Materiality in Han China  to the Page 99 Test. The Page 99 Testis a blog edited by American screenwriter Marshal Zeringue that asks authors to test their books and analyze the content based on the following idea expressed by Ford Madox Ford: “Open the book to page 99 and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you.” You can read Miller’s January 2nd entry here.

—January 2021

Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller’s book Kingly Splendor: Court Art and Materiality in Han China was published by Columbia University Press.

—December 2020