Dr. Lee Sai Chong, Jack

Assistant Professor
Visual Culture, Art Criticism, Art History

Dr. Lee obtained his PhD from the Department of Fine Arts, the University of Hong Kong where he has taught both Chinese and Western art histories for twelve years. Whilst his research interest has been mainly in the export art history of the 18thC and 19thC China, he is also a well known scholar in the visual arts of Hong Kong. Active as an art critic and an historian, he writes regularly on Hong Kong art and visual culture, mainly in art column of local newspaper such as the Hong Kong Economic Journal. Dr. Lee is also the founder and vice chairman of the Hong Kong Art History Research Society, which major publication includes Besides: A journal of art history and criticism.簡歷

“Luis Chan and Chinese Art”, The World of Luis Chan, an exhibition presented by Shanghai Art Museum; Shanghai International Culture Association; collaborated by Hanart TZ Gallery and Lusi Chan Family (Hong Kong: Hanart TZ Gallery, 2012), pp.6-13.

“Lamqua”, “Mak Hin Yeung” and “Tong King Sum”, entries in Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography, ed. by Christopher Munn & May Holdsworth (Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Press, 2011. “A Dialogue between the Visual Arts and the Modern City”, 21 Days and After (Hong Kong: Academy of Visual Arts, 2010), unpaginated.

“A Study of the Development of Oil Paintings in Early Hong Kong”(香港早期油畫發展之初探), 2010 Traveling Exhibition of Oil Painting – Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau (Hong Kong: Inspiration Art Press, 2010), pp.168-71.

21 Days and After, ed. (Hong Kong: Academy of Visual Arts, 2010)

“Toh Kee-cheung’s Biography in Brief”, Hong Kong Visual Arts YearBook 2006 (Hong Kong: Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008), pp.55-70.

Reconstructing Chinese Art History – Collected Essays of Hsio-yen Shih, co-ed. with Edwin Lai, Harold Mok, etc. (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Art History Research Society, 2007)

“Development of Calendar Poster Painting in the Early 20thC”, in Guangdong and 20thC Chinese Fine Arts: International Conference Article Collection (Changsha: Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, 2006), pp.159-72