Members-Only Opening and Exhibition LectureVIEW EVENT DETAILS
The Art of Impermanence: Japanese Works from the John C. Weber Collection and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection
As part of the members' opening reception and activities, Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Senior Curator of Traditional Asian Art at Asia Society and curator of “The Art of Impermanence” will examine themes drawn from the exhibition.
Lecture: The Art of Impermanence: 6:30–7:30pm
Galleries open until 9:00pm
Docent-led tours at 6:00, 6:45, and 7:45pm
Adriana Proser is John H. Foster Senior Curator for Traditional Asian Art at Asia Society. Over the last fifteen years, she has organized and co-organized more than forty exhibitions featuring diverse works from all over Asia. At Asia Society, Dr. Proser has served as Asia Society’s in-house and cocurator for such exhibitions as “Designed for Pleasure: The World of Edo Japan in Prints and Paintings, 1680–1860, “Buddhist Arts of Myanmar,” and “Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan.” Her publications include Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art (Asia Society Museum and Yale University Press, 2010), for which she served as editor, contributor, as well as exhibition curator. Prior to joining Asia Society Museum, Proser was Assistant Curator of East Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where she worked on many exhibitions, including “The Arts of Hon’ami Koetsu, Japanese Renaissance Master.” She holds a PhD. in Chinese art and archaeology from Columbia University.
Free for members. No registration required. Tickets are distributed at the front desk from 6 p.m. onwards on a first-come, first-served basis.
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The exhibition “The Art of Impermanence: Japanese Works from the John C. Weber Collection and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection” will be on view from February 11 through April 26, 2020.
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