Special Event

Japan & the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature & the Arts
SPECIAL EVENT

Japan & the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature & the Arts

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, discusses his recently published book, Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts, ideal for understanding Rimpa, Edo visual culture and Sakai Hōitsu's milieu. Followed by a book signing and reception.

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$12/$8 Japan Society members (includes exhibition admission; Gallery closes at 6 pm)

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Image: Sakai Hōitsu, Birds and Flowers of the Twelve Months (detail), (1761 – 1828). About 1824 – 28. Set of twelve hanging scrolls; ink and colors on silk. Each scroll 85 3/4 × 25 5/8 in. (218 × 65 cm). Feinberg Collection.

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