2015 / Art Talk at Scripps College, April 6, 7:30 pm, “Tea House as Living Museum”

Japanese Design / Art Talk

 Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Scripps College

11th Street and Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Hiroshige, Tale of Genji: Murasaki and Genji Enjoying the Snow, (detail), woodblock print, 14 1/4 x 29 5/8, Gift of Mrs. James W. Johnson, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Hiroshige, Tale of Genji: Murasaki and Genji Enjoying the Snow, (detail), woodblock print, 14 1/4 x 29 5/8, Gift of Mrs. James W. Johnson, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

The Williamson Gallery continues its exciting selection of year-long presentations with an event in January on the Scripps College campus. Free of charge and open to the public, these presentations are an invitation to spend some time in a different world.

LECTURE:

January 26, 2015

Dr. Patricia J. Graham, Independent Consultant and Appraiser of Japanese Arts

“Japanese Design: Aesthetic Components, Cultural Sources, Worldwide Partners”

Steele Hall 101, 7:30 p.m.

Supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.

 

February 9, 2015

Meher McArthur, Asian art scholar

“Lotus Moon: Art by the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu”

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875), a Buddhist nun, poet, calligrapher, potter and painter, is considered to be one of the greatest artistic geniuses of 19th-century Kyoto.

Steele Hall 101, 7:30 p.m.

Supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.

 

February 23, 2015

Dr. Mary Dusenbury, independent scholar of East Asian textiles

“Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia”

Steele Hall 101, 7:30 p.m.

Supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship

Dates are occasionally subject to change. For details, call the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College at (909) 607-3517.

During exhibitions, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday, from noon to 5 pm.

Lecture, March 2, 2015, Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm

Hollis Goodall, Curator of Japanese Art, LACMA

“Gold on Black: Japanese Lacquer of the Edo and Meiji Eras”

Supported by the Jacueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art

Lecture, April 6, 2015, Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm

Robert Hori, Urasenke Tea Ceremony Organization and Huntington Library and Gardens

“Arbor of Pure Breeze: The Tea House as a Living Museum”

Supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art

 

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