NEWSLETTER • ISSUE NUMBER • FALL 20
1: DEAR FRIENDS
Greetings from Dunhuang Academy Director Fan Jinshi
“I am delighted to announce formation of The Friends of Dunhuang, an international membership organization dedicated to safeguarding the incomparable Mogao grottoes…”
2: DIGITAL DUNHUANG
Media architect Harlan Wallach partners with Dunhuang Academy to create virtual caves
“If there’s one word to describe Dunhuang’s future, it’s digitization, says Northwestern University’s Harlan Wallach…”
3: VISITOR CENTER APPROVED
Architect Cui Kai’s innovative center will enhance the visitor experience
“It’s official! After five years of planning, a state-of-the-art Visitor Center for Dunhuang has been approved by the Chinese government…”
4: CONSERVING CAVE 85
Neville Agnew of the Getty Conservation Institute pioneers new techniques
“The morning sun streams golden light over the Gobi and the entrance to Cave 85…”
5: CAVE 285 AT MOGAOKU
Exceptional 6th Century grotto preserves diverse artistic styles
“Cave 285 at Mogaoku is a meditation cave with a square main hall, a truncated pyramidal ceiling...”
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