Frank Vigneron received a Ph.D. in Chinese art history from the Paris VII University, a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the Paris IV Sorbonne University and a Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He joined the Department of Fine Arts, CUHK in 2004, teaching courses on the History of Western Art, the theories of Modernism and Postmodernism in art, and Chinese and western comparative aesthetics. His research focus is on the history of Chinese painting from the eighteenth century onwards and on different aspects of contemporary Chinese art seen in a global context. In 2010, he became Chair of the Hong Kong Art School Academic Committee as well as a member of the Hong Kong Art School Council. He is also a member of the International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong. He is the author of several books, among which I Like Hong Kong [...] Art and Deterritorialization (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2010), Académiciens et Lettrés: Analyse comparative de la théorie picturale du 18e siècle en Chine et en Europe (Paris: Editions You Feng, 2010), and Pour et Contre l’Académie: Les traités de pratique picturale en Europe aux 17e et 18e siècle (Saarbrücken: Editions Universitaires Européennes, 2010) as well as many articles in journals and academic publications.