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Cotopaxi (76.89) — Frederic Edwin Church

Arts & Minds: A Revolution in Taste

Thursday, December 03, 2009 |6:30 PM

  • For Everyone

Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelains of the Yuan (1279-1368) and Ming (1368-1644) Dynasties

Robert Mowry, curator of Chinese art at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, will show how early Ming patronage of porcelain production elevated blue-and-white wares to the luxury status that made them globally desirable. In addition, he will explore similarities between Yuan and Ming porcelains, lacquers, metalwork, and woodblockprinted books.

Sponsored by the Asian & Islamic Art Forum

Please enter at the Loggia (John R Entrance).