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Storytelling in Japanese Art

Related Exhibition:Storytelling in Japanese ArtNovember 19, 2011--May 6, 2012Learn More: captivated by the romance, intrigue, and glamour of the world of traditional Japanese tales and histories. Introduction by Masako Watanabe, senior research associate, Department of Asian Art, MMA. A Happy Ending to a Sad Story:Rediscovered Illustrations for A Long Tale for an Autumn NightJohn Carpenter, curator, Department of Asian Art, MMAThe War of the Twelve Animals: Anthropomorphosis and Allegory in Medieval JapanSarah Thompson, assistant curator, Japanese Prints, Museum of Fine Arts, BostonDragons, Jewels, and Powerful Women: Taishokan Paintings in Seventeenth-Century JapanMelanie Trede, professor, Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg UniversityAkiko Sakurai performs selections from the great Japanese literary work "The Tale of the Heike."
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