Black and white photo of Xinyu Liang on the steps of The Met

Xinyu Liang received a B.A. from Sichuan University in Chengdu and completed a master’s degree in Chinese Art History from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Her M.A. thesis explores the visual, material and cognition of literati and landscape painting in the Song dynasty. Xinyu is currently interested in Islamic Art, Chinese reception of Islamic art, and visual cultural exchange along the Silk Road in the Medieval Period.

Major & Minor Specializations

Major: Islamic Art, Chinese reception of Islamic Art, Cultural exchange between China and Islamic world

Minor: Chinese Art