World Bridge Lecture, March 24: 19 c. Japanese Artists’ Gardens

Intriguing presentations on Asian art collections in America are the focus of these lectures.
Chikanobu Toyohara, Enjoying Plum Blossoms in Snow, 1887

Chikanobu Toyohara, Enjoying Plum Blossoms in Snow, 1887

Special Lectures

Worldbridge Lectures at Scripps College

Asian Arts: Collecting and Authenticating

This lecture series explores how major collections of Asian arts in America were formed and how the problems of authenticity have been addressed. Both the production of art and the selling of works will be explored as well, providing extraordinary insights into the complex relationships among artists, dealers, curators and collectors.

February 11, 2016
Dr. Richard M. Barnhart, Professor Emeritus, Yale University
Topic: Adventures in the Early Collecting of Chinese Painting

February 25, 2016
Hollis Goodall, Curator of Japanese Art, LACMA
Topic: Mining Japanese Miniatures: Netsuke and Their Collectors

March 10, 2016
Dr. Julie Nelson Davis, Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Partners in Production: Japanese Prints in the 18th c.

March 24, 2016
Fredric T. Schneider, author of The Art of Japanese Cloisonné Enamel: History, Techniques and Artists, 1600 to the Present.
Topic: Cultivating Foreign Shoppers: Meiji Era Artists’ Gardens and Entrepreneurship

Location of Presentations: Rm. 101, Steele Hall, Scripps College
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Lectures Sponsored by WorldBridge, LLC

Dates are occasionally subject to change. Questions? Call the Gallery at (909) 607-8090.

To find the location of lectures, please visit the Scripps Campus map.


Image: Chikanobu Toyohara, Enjoying Plum Blossoms in Snow, 1887; woodblock print; 13 7/8 x 28 in.; Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures; Scripps College, Claremont, CA

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