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Expertise

Guoying Stacy Zhang is an art historian specialising in Buddhist art and Chinese art. She is dedicated to advocating cross-cultural understanding and inspiring the contemporary world with ancient cultural heritage.

Stacy obtained MA (Distinction) in Art History at the School of Oriental and African Studies and MA (Distinction) in Buddhist Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art as a Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation scholar. Before that, she was educated at Fudan University and UC Berkeley. 


Since 2010, Stacy has worked with leading museums, auction houses, art galleries, and cultural and religious organisations, including Christie’s, Palace Museum in Beijing, Shanghai Museum, Sotheby’s, Wutai International Institute of Buddhism and East Asian Cultures, Tsz Shan Monastery in Hong Kong, and Zhiguan Museum of Fine Art in Beijing. Over the years, her understanding of Asian art and wisdom is deepened through engagement with objects and extensive fieldwork. Her work includes the following.