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TICKETED TALK

"The Three Perfections" in Japanese Art: Poetry, Painting, and Calligraphy

$30.00
Tickets to this event include Museum admission during open hours.

John Carpenter, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art

"Allusive Paintings: Classical Literature in Edo Art"

This series will serve as the perfect introduction to Japanese painting and calligraphy and the way image interacts with the literary in East Asian tradition. Beginning with works from the exhibition Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection, on view through May 14, 2017, discover The Met’s extraordinary collection of Japanese art.

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This lecture series is made possible by the Mary Griggs Burke Fund, gift of the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation, 2015.

Tickets to this event include Museum admission.

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Above:“Mount Utsu” (Utsu no yama), from The Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari) (detail). Painting by Tawaraya Sōtatsu (Japanese, died ca. 1640), Inscribed by Takeuchi Toshiharu (Japanese, 1611–1647). Ca. 1634. Poem card (shikishi) mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper. Image: 9 11/16 × 8 3/16 in. (24.6 × 20.8 cm) Overall with mounting: 49 5/16 × 16 11/16 in. (125.3 × 42.4 cm) Overall with knobs: 49 5/16 × 18 3/8 in. (125.3 × 46.7 cm). Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015 (2015.300.88)

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