Nov 06 2020


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Talking Transformations: Materials and the Arts of Japan

A three-part virtual tour series exploring transformative elements and relationships between the OrigamiintheGarden² sculpture exhibition on display at the San Antonio Botanical Garden and objects in the San Antonio Museum of Art collection. The first of the three tours will explore botanical materials, focusing on their cultural significance and application in various Japanese art-forms. Registration closes 24 hours prior to the class, shortly after closing you will be sent a weblink and instructions.
Instructors: Maeve Bassett, Conservation and Volunteer Programs Specialist, San Antonio Botanical Garden; Tripp Cardiff, Docent Programs Manager, San Antonio Museum of Art
Kano Sansetsu, Japanese, 1589-1651
Monkey Seated on Rocks above the Sea, 17th century
Two fold screen: ink, light color on paper
h. 61 in. (154.9 cm); w. 68 in. (172.7 cm)
Gift of David Douglas Duncan in memory of Stanley Marcus, 2001.48.3

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