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Woodwork and the Arts of Japan

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$5

Yukio Lippit, PhD, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University and Johnson-Kulukundis Family Director of the Arts, Radcliffe Institute

Material culture in Japan is distinguished by its heavy reliance on wood in art-making. For over a millennium, the rich biomass heritage of the country has provided a foundation for the work of master carpenters and the emergence of a wide array of remarkable techniques for the wood-related arts. Yukio Lippit will examine how wood selection and the materiality of wood conditioned the development of these arts in a Japanese context. His lecture provides a lens into the man-nature relationship and wood artistry in Japan

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$5
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Website:
https://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1574&DayPlannerDate=3/27/2017

Venue

Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building
125 The Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
Phone:
617-524-7070

Organizer

Arnold Arboretum
Phone:
617-384-5209
Email:
arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu
Website:
http://arboretum.harvard.edu

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