The Three Perfections in Japanese Art: Poetry

John Carpenter, Mary Griggs Burke Curator of Japanese Art, Department of Asian Art

This is part one of a three-part series lectures, which serves 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 , discover The Met’s extraordinary collection of Japanese art. Watch parts two and three.

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection, on view at The Met Fifth Ave October 20, 2016, through May 14, 2017.

Recorded March 8, 2017

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