College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Amy E. McNair

History of Art
Primary office:
Spencer Museum of Art, 230
University of Kansas
1301 Mississippi Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7500
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Material culture of the Tang dynasty, especially calligraphy and Buddhist sculpture

Teaching Interests

  • Early Chinese art
  • Medieval Chinese art
  • Chinese calligraphy
  • Medieval Chinese Buddhist sculpture

Research Interests

  • Medieval Chinese art
  • Chinese calligraphy ca 200-ca 900
  • Chinese Buddhist sculpture ca 300-ca 900

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