Members-Only Opening and Exhibition Lecture

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The Art of Impermanence: Japanese Works from the John C. Weber Collection and Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection 

Kubo Shunman (1757–1820)  Courtesans Promenading under Blossoming Cherry  Japan  Edo period, 1781–89  Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk  H. 16⅝ x W. 24¾ in. (42.2 x 63 cm)  John C. Weber Collection Photography by John Bigelow Taylor, courtesy of John C. Weber Collection

Kubo Shunman (1757–1820). Courtesans Promenading under Blossoming Cherry. Japan. Edo period, 1781–89.Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk. H. 16⅝ x W. 24¾ in. (42.2 x 63 cm). John C. Weber Collection. Photography by John Bigelow Taylor, courtesy of John C. Weber 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. 

Reception: 6:00–8:00pm 

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. 

For more information about membership, please visit AsiaSociety.org/NYMembership 

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. 

Visit The Art of Impermanence for more information about the exhibition and related programs.

Event Details

Tue 11 Feb 2020
6 - 9 p.m.

725 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10021

Free for members. No registration required. Tickets for the lecture are distributed at the front desk from 6:00pm onwards on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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