Zoe S. Kwok

Associate Curator of Asian Art
Chinese Art
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194 Nassau Street


Ph.D., Princeton University, 2013

Zoe S. Kwok is a specialist in Chinese art history, with a focus on Chinese paintings from the 8th to 14th centuries. However, her work at the Princeton University Art Museum spans all of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia from the Neolithic to the contemporary period. She has curated numerous gallery rotations and her most recent project was the exhibition and publication, The Eternal Feast: Banqueting in Chinese Art from the 10th to the 14th Century (2019). She also served as co-curator for Sacred Caves of the Silk Road: Ways of Knowing and Re-creating Dunhuang (2015) and brought two South Asian exhibitions to Princeton in 2016: Epic Tales from India and Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Narratives. Prior to joining the Art Museum, Kwok worked at the National Palace Museum, Taiwan and taught at Franklin & Marshall College. She also sits on the board of the Geiss-Hsu Foundation.