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Eugene Y. Wang
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Eugene Y. Wang

Eugene Y. Wang is the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art at Harvard University and a Fellow of the Visual China Research Institute in China Academy of Fine Arts. His extensive publications cover a full range of Chinese art history from the early art and archeology to modern and contemporary art and cinema. He has received Guggenheim, Getty, and ACLS Ryskamp Fellowships. His book Shaping the Lotus Sutra: Buddhist Visual Culture in Medieval China garnered the Academic Achievement Award (2006) from Japan. He is the art history editor of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004). He has served on the advisory board of the Center for Advanced Study of Visual Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Getty Foundation, the Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation in Taiwan, and the editorial board of The Art Bulletin. His current research encompasses issues of visual programming, material forms of intelligence, and intersubjectivity effects. His current projects include the designing of digital virtual caves that provide structured immersive experience of Buddhist meditation.