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Wednesday 5th October
An Illustrated Lecture

by Steve McCurry

Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street
London W1G 7LP

Steve McCurry will talk about his work and travels as a freelance photographer in India

6.30-7.30pm
Members and Concessions £4; Non-Members £7
[email protected]
http://www.asiahouse.org


Thursday 20th October
Exhibiting Japan, 1862-2005

Dr Angus Lockyer, Lecturer in the History of Japan, SOAS

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
64 The Close
Norwich NR1 4DW

6-7.30pm (50 minute lecture followed by refreshments)
Tel: +44 (0)1603 624 349; Fax: +44 (0)1603 625 011
[email protected]
http://www.sainsbury-institute.org


Sunday 6th November
'Trade Taste and Transformation: Jingdezhen Porcelain for Japan 1620-1645'.

Dr Julia Curtis, North American Representative, Oriental Ceramic Society.
Annual Oriental Ceramic Society lecture hosted by Christie’s.

Oriental Ceramic Society, in association with Christie’s
Christie’s
8 King Street
St James's
London SW1

6pm
Admission is free
Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2590
[email protected]


Monday 7th November
'Text-Image Interaction in Ukiyo-e Paintings and Prints by Hokusai'

Dr John Carpenter, Lecturer in the History of Japanese Art, SOAS.
There will be a drinks reception and view of Sotheby’s forthcoming 'Japanese Works of Art' sales following the lecture.

The Japan Society, in association with Sotheby's
Sotheby's
34-35 New Bond Street
London W1A 2AA

6pm
Admission is free but tickets must be obtained from The Japan Society’s offices. Tel: +44 (0)20 7828 6330
[email protected]


Monday 7th November
'Ceramics and Science: Fingerprinting the Fakes'

Professor John Watling, Department of Forensic Science
University of Western Australia.
Those attending will also be able to view privately the auction of '20th Century Japanese Ceramics' to be sold the following evening.

Bonhams
101 New Bond Street
London W1S 1SR

Private reception and drinks 6.15pm, lecture 7-8pm
Admission to reception and lecture by ticket only, +44 (0)20 7468 8248
[email protected]
http://www.bonhams.com


Tuesday 8th November
'The Dawn of Mughal Painting'

by Dr Chahryar Adle.

The Annual Benjamin Zucker Lecture on Mughal Art
Victoria and Albert Museum
(The Lecture Theatre
Exhibition Road entrance)
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL

7-8pm, followed by a reception 8-9pm
Admission is free
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 2322
http://www.vam.ac.uk


Wednesday 9th November
'Silks of Imperial China'

by Jacqueline Simcox, a private dealer specialising in Chinese textiles.
This illustrated talk will look at the gloriously decorated silks from the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912), used for court costumes, palace furnishings, religious garments and the luxuries of court life which reflect designs and colours influenced by over 2,000 years of Chinese culture.

The Winter Olympia Fine Art and Antiques Fair, Olympia
Hammersmith Road
London W14

11.30am
£10 each (this includes entry to the Fair and a catalogue)
Tel: +44 (0)870 126 1727 and quote Asian Art in London
http://www.olympia-antiques.com


Friday 11th November
'Towards a Better Tea Bowl: Art, Industry and Ambition in Seventeenth-century Japan: Polishing a Potter’s Skills: Kyuemon’s Study Tour'

by Louise Allison Cort, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M Sackler Gallery

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
BP Lecture Theatre
Clore Education Centre
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

6pm
Admission is free
Sainsbury Institute, tel: +44 (0)1603 624 349
[email protected]
http://www.sainsbury-institute.org


Friday 11th November
'Fatimid Ivories'

by Dr. Anna Contadini

The Royal Asiatic Society
The Art Workers Guild
6 Queen Square
London WC1N 3AR

6pm
Admission is free
The Royal Asiatic Society, tel: +44 (0)20 7812 1495
[email protected]
http://www.royalasiaticsociety.org


Tuesday 15th November
'Towards a Better Tea Bowl: Art, Industry and Ambition in Seventeenth-century Japan: Competing Visions of Daimyo-sponsored Ceramics'

Louise Allison Cort

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
SOAS
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H OXG

6pm
Admission is free
Sainsbury Institute, tel: +44 (0)1603 624 349
[email protected]
http://www.sainsbury-institute


Thursday 17th November
'Towards a Better Tea Bowl: Art, Industry and Ambition in Seventeenth-century Japan: Screens, Pots and Dried Fish: Inventing Official Gifts'

by Louise Allison Cort

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Blackfriars’ Hall
St Andrew’s Plain
Norwich

6pm
Admission is free
Sainsbury Institute, tel: +44 (0)1603 624 349
[email protected]
http://www.sainsbury-institute.org


Monday 5 December
Still Moving: A Sculptor's Response to Working in Japan

A lecture and discussion by Antony Gormley

The culmination of The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation/Japan Society 2005 Joint Seminar Series

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation in association with AHRC
BP Lecture Theatre at The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

6-8pm.
Free Admission. Entry is by ticket ONLY.
To apply for a ticket, please contact the Foundation
Tel. +44 (0)20 7486 4348
http://www.dajf.org.uk


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