Here is a synopsis of the first lecture for your notes.
1840 - 1842
The Opium War
The Treaty of Nanjing
Guangzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Ningbo and Shanghai have been
turned into one of the country five trading ports.
Tushan Wan Art Studio, Shanghai
The first art school taught in Western art forms by Chinese artist
Qing Dynasty declined and founding of the Republic of China
May Fourth Movement
At the beginning of the 20th century, young Chinese artists went to
Europe and Japan for studying. And they brought back western art to
China on 1920s and 1930s.
Artists: Lin Fengmian, Xu Beihong, Wu Dayu, Liu Haisu, Pang Xunqin
Speech by Mao Zedong at the Yanan Forum on Literature and Art
The People's Republic of China was established
the 85' New Wave Art Movement
1989 June Fourth Event