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Virtual Lecture Series: Japanese Aesthetics, Part 1

A virtual lecture for museum members

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Join us for the first of a two-part lecture that explores the nine aesthetics of Japanese culture through close analysis of folding screens, scrolls, ceramics, baskets, netsuke, and textiles from the museum collection along with fashion and pop culture.

This one hour lecture by one of our museum docents is followed by a half-hour Q&A.

10:05 AM | Welcome

10:10 AM | Program

11:00 AM | Q&A

This virtual event is open to members of all levels.


Image: Haniwa in the form of a warrior, approx. 500–552. Japan; excavated at Fujioka, Gunma prefecture. Kofun period (250–552). Earthenware. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S204. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

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