Art of Healing Power
Explore a medieval Japanese painting depicting "The Legend of the Crying Fudo" with docent Yoshi Fukamiya discussing a monk with a mysterious illness. Find out who is the real hero of the story, a yin and yang diviner or the Buddhist deity Fudo Myo’o?”
ABOUT TAKEOUT TUESDAYS
“Take out” a taste of art! Join museum docents and fellow art lovers for interactive lunchtime encounters with selected artworks from the collection. We’ll gather in a Zoom meeting to look closely at compelling works using high-resolution images and learn some fun facts. Each week will focus on a different topic. Simply turn on your microphone to join the discussion.
Closed captions are available. Takeout Tuesdays will be offered every Tuesday while social distancing requirements curtail our on-site programming.
Image: Abe Seimei performing an exorcism, from Legend of the crying Fudo (Naki Fudo engi) (detail), 1333–1392. Japan, Nanbokucho period (1333–1392). Hanging scroll; ink and colors on paper. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B65D46. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
The Asian Art Museum Docent Program is generously supported by the Dhanam Foundation and Society for Asian Art.