Cornell University Stoikov Lecture on Asian Art: Daisy Wang

When and Where

Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Online via Zoom


Daisy Wang, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Palace Museum


Rescheduled from April, Dr. Daisy Wang will present this year's annual Stoikov Lecture, "Who is Lai Fong? New Perspectives on 19th-Century Photography in China" as a free webinar.

Daisy Wang is deputy director of the Hong Kong Palace Museum, which will open its doors in 2022. She was previously the Robert N. Shapiro Curator of Chinese and East Asian Art at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Chinese art specialist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art (formerly Freer and Sackler). She cocurated the groundbreaking exhibition Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, a collaboration between the Peabody Essex, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum in Washington, DC, and Beijing’s Palace Museum.

Kate Addleman-Frankel (PhD 2019, University of Toronto), the Gary and Ellen Davis Curator of Photography at the Johnson; Stacey Lambrow, curator of the Loewentheil Photography of China Collection; and Yuhua Ding, PhD 2020, former curatorial assistant for Asian art at the Johnson, will share selected research findings from their recent exhibition, Lai Fong (ca. 1839–1890): Photographer of China.

This lecture is supported by the Stoikov Asian Art Lecture Fund at the Johnson, which was funded by a generous gift from Judith Stoikov, Class of 1963. 

Free registration is required to attend this virtual event via Zoom.

Contact Information


Johnson Museum of Art, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, East Asia Program, Global Cornell, Cornell China Center