The Japanese Art Society of America presents Copy and Copying in Japanese Art

December 10, 2007
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Monday, December 10
6 pm

Held at Japan Society. With Yoshiaki Shimizu, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

Copies and copying activities have been essential in traditional Japan in order to maintain the canon of “masterpieces” in various creative endeavors. Kana calligraphy, painting by the painters of the house of Kano, and the building practice at the Ise Grand Shrine will be examined.

This program is free and open to the public. Please contact Japanese Art Society of America President Allison Tolman, at [email protected] or (212) 489-7696.

  • Monday, December 10, 2007
  • 6:00 pm