Talk

<em>Kacho-zu</em>: Bird and Flower Sightings in the Art of Tōhaku
TALK

Kacho-zu: Bird and Flower Sightings in the Art of Tōhaku

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Hasegawa Tōhaku (Nobuharu) Flowers of the Four Seasons (detail). Pair of hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk. Private Collection.

Gallery Talk & Tea
Saturday, April 28, 11 AM

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this guided tour of A Giant Leap, focusing on the menagerie of birds and flowers featured in Tōhaku's paintings. Brooklyn Botanic Garden Japanese Garden curator Brian Funk and ornithologist Paul Sweet, American Museum of Natural History, lead participants in identifying species from their painted representations and explain how these flora and fauna interact with one another to create unique ecosystems.

Followed by a special sencha (green tea) reception. Space limited to 30 participants.

Tickets: $20/$18 Japan Society members, seniors & students

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