Members-Only Crash Course in History of Japanese Art with Victoria Weston
Interested in the history of Japanese art, but haven’t had the chance to take a full class in it? The McMullen Museum is pleased to invite curator of Eaglemania: Collecting Japanese Art in Gilded Age America, UMass Boston’s Victoria Weston, for an hour-long crash course in the history of Japanese art for Museum Members. (FYI: Boston College faculty, staff, and students are all automatic Museum Members!) Seats are limited; please register ahead of time at https://goo.gl/ywWmUq.
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Victoria Weston is associate professor of art, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston. Her areas of expertise include: history of Japanese, Chinese, and Asian art history; nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Japanese “traditional” schools of painting in domestic and international contexts; and later nineteenth-century Japanese garden plants and design. Weston’s publications include: East Meets West: Isabella Stewart Gardner and Okakura Kazuko (1992), Copying the Master and Stealing His Secrets: Talent and Training in Japanese Painting, co-edited with Brenda Jordan (2003); and Japanese Painting and National Identity: Okakura Tenshin and His Circle (2004). She curated and edited the catalogue for the McMullen Museum’s 2013 exhibition Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
McMullen Museum of Art
2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135