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Sherman Lee Lecture (1)

Sherman Lee Lecture (1)

Caption: Bottle. China, Jiangxi Province. Qing period, Yongzheng era, 1723–1735. Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels (Jingdezhen ware). H. 13 1/2 x Diam. 8 3/4 in. (34.3 x 22.2 cm). Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Co

Director, scholar, curator, and advisor, Sherman E. Lee cast an important light on the field of Asian art. Wen C. Fong, Princeton University Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Art History, Emeritus and Metropolitan Museum of Art C. Douglas Dillon Curator Emeritus, talks about Lee's legacy and how he changed the scholarly and curatorial landscape in the West. Following the lecture, Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai will join Professor Fong for a conversation about Lee. This lecture series in Honor of Sherman E. Lee (1918'2008) continues with Vishakha N. Desai: Collectors and Curators: A Unique Partnership between Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd and Sherman E. Lee(March 2) and Samuel C. Morse: Reflections on Japanese Style: Sherman E. Lee and the Collecting of Japanese Art(April 8.

Event Details

18 February 2009
2:00pm - 3:30pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$10 members/students with ID;seniors $ 12 nonmembers; Lecture series of 3: $24 members; $30 nonmembers