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Saturday, March 25, 2017


Conference/Symposium - USA & Canada

Women, Real and Imagined, in Asian Art

Society for Asian Art, Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St,
San Francisco, California, USA
Jan 20, 2017 To Apr 28, 2017


Detail: xplore the important, richly varied roles women have played in Asian art through the Society for Asian Art’s Spring 2017 Arts of Asia lecture series.

The programs will examine how women have been perceived and portrayed as powerful deities, virtuous wives, respected mothers and sensual lovers. As these roles are highlighted, so will the myriad ways women have thrust off familiar roles and acted in their own rights as leaders, patrons and artists.

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Apr 28 2017.

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Place: Samsung Hall
Fee: $175 Society members, $200 non-members (for the series after Museum admission). $20 per lecture drop-in (after Museum admission, subject to availability).

Instructor: Various Scholars and Curators

Phone No.: (415) 581-3701
Site URL: https://www.societyforasianart.org/programs/arts-asia-lecture-series/arts-asia-spring-2017-%E2%80%93-women-real-and-imagined-asian-art

The Hindu deity Durga
The Hindu deity Durga
1977, by Sita Devi (Indian, 1914–2005)
Ink and colors on paper
Asian Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1999.39.5. © Estate of Sita Devi.
Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

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