About

Anning Jing

Professor, Department of Art History and Visual Culture, Michigan State University

Fellow, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (1994–1996)

Anning Jing received his Ph. D. degree in Chinese art from Princeton University in 1994. He has been teaching Asian art in the Department of Art and Art History at MSU since 1995. He has published two books: The Water God’s Temple of the Guangsheng Monastery: Cosmic Function of Art, Ritual, and Theater (Leiden: Brill, 2002); and Yuandai biha “Shenxianfuhui tu” (The Yuan Murals “Assembly of the Immortals”) in Chinese (Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2002). Currently he is completing a book manuscript titled “Temples, Images, and Patriarchs of the Complete Realization School of Daoism” (in Chinese). Recently he co-edited a book titled Studies in Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Art (Shanghai: Shanghai guji chuban she, 2009).