Asian and
Islamic Art Forum

Unknown artist (Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamian), Tiglath-Pileser III Receiving Homage, 745/727 BC, Limestone relief carving. Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund. DIA No. 50.32

IN ATTENDANCE TO THE REALM: Kano Painters in 17th-Century Japan

Sunday, May 4, 2014

2:00 PM

IN ATTENDANCE TO THE REALM:
Kano Painters in 17th-Century Japan
 
Yukio Lippit
Professor, Harvard University
 
Sunday, May 4, 2 p.m.
Discover the origins, artistic developments, and artists of the Kano House of Painters, an official painting school in Edo-period Japan, and how they relate to trends in Japan’s
cultural and political history, with an emphasis on their influence on Charles L. Freer’s
pioneering collection of Japanese art. Tours and benefit reception at Freer House
following the lecture.
 
Sponsored by Asian & Islamic Art Forum, Freer House, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute/WSU, Japan America Society and Detroit Creative Corridor Center.