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Wei Yang Chinese Art


Dr. Wei Yang is a Chinese Art Specialist with a Ph.D in Chinese art and Tibetan Art. She appraises Chinese art of all categories, including painting, furniture, woodblock prints, textiles, wood/ivory carvings and scholarly objects (ink stones, brush holders, etc.). Dr. Yang also specializes in Chinese decorative arts, such as screens, jade, kesi tapestries, and Tibetan Thangkas.

For more than 25 years, Wei Yang has been educating the public about Chinese art. For many years she ran the education division at the Dunhuang Research Academy (Mogao Caves) in Dunhuang (Gansu, China), the largest repository of Buddhist art in the world. She moved to the U.S. and earned a B.A. degree in art history and a M.A.degree in East Asian Buddhist Art at Smith College (Northampton, MA), and completed a Ph.D. degree in Chinese art and Tibetan art at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) in 2005. Before she started her own company, WEI YANG CHINESE ART, LLC, she held the position of Chinese Art Bibliographer for the Marquand Art Library at Princeton University for two and a half years. Currently, she is an independent scholar and Chinese art consultant/appraiser.

With a scholarly focus on Chinese painting and Buddhist Art, doctoral training on Chinese art in general, a profound knowledge of the Chinese Art Market and Chinese Art Connoisseurship, Dr. Yang guarantees that her customers are offered professional services of the highest quality. She is a professional academic, committed to all Chinese artistic traditions, and dedicated to helping others understand and appreciate Chinese art.


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