Free Lecture: Allure of Painted Poetry: East Asian Screens

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Free and Open to the Public

Time:    Saturday, February 2, 2013 @ 9:30 AM
Place:       Portland State University, Urban Building, room 250 (506 SW Mill St.)

An historical perspective on the evolution of painted folding screens in China, KOREA and Japan; their pictorial traditions and practices that characterize this unique artistic format. This event complements the re-installation of a recently conserved Korean screen in the Portland Art Museum.

This event complements the re-installation of a recently conserved Korean Chosen Dynasty screen on view later in February 2013 at the Portland Art Museum.

Charles Lachman, PhD, will provide a historical perspective of the evolution of painted folding screens in China, Korea and Japan; their pictorial traditions and practices that characterize this unique artistic format.

Dr. Lachman is the former Curator of Asian Art at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum and is the Director of Graduate Studies and Head of the Dept. of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Oregon. His research and teaching interests include the history of Chinese landscape painting, Chinese art theory, and Buddhist art, especially Chan/Zen painting.

This event is part of the First Saturday East Asian Program Series co-sponsored by the Institute for Asian Studies at PSU and the First Saturday Program Committee.

For more information visit http://oia.pdx.edu/ias/first_saturday_east_asian_series/

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