Xu Wanli is an art critic, founder of Douban.com’s forum on the study of art history and a Doctor at the Department of Art History at Tsinghua University. He is now engaged in the study of Chinese art history. He has published quite a number of book reviews and review articles in professional periodicals. He is the author of Casual Interests: Customs and Loves in Famous Paintings and A Review of Exquisite Buildings: Architecture in Famous Paintings. He participated in the translation of chapters of Chinese art history in Phaidon’s The Art Museum (Chinese version) .