Exhibitions & EventsLecture/Gallery Talk
The Recitation Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1891
IN ATTENDANCE TO THE REALM: Kano Painters in 17th-Century Japan
Sunday, May 4, 2014
IN ATTENDANCE TO THE REALM:
Kano Painters in 17th-Century Japan
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.