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                                                                                                                                                            Douglas Coupland, Pacific 2023, Fiberglass and epoxy surfboard, detail image courtesy of the artist

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CSDA/CCAD Sundays: Expert Series                              

THE DESIGN EVOLUTION OF JAPANESE TEA CERAMICS

Sunday, May 5, 2024 - 3 p.m. (ET)   

Join art appraiser, Harrison Schley, in conversation with Asian art consultant, Anthony Wu, as they engage in a lively discussion about the ceramics, utensils, and decorative arts created for the tea ceremony, which is one of the most significant categories in Japan’s artistic canon.


Images: (Detail) (2012.168.1‑6), Eiraku Hozen, 1795‑1854, active in Kyoto, Tea Bowl ("chawan"), Between 1827 and 1849, Earthenware, painted decoration in underglaze iron oxide brown over buff slip, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), gift of Teruha Kagemori, Photo MMFA, Christine Guest

Frog, courtesy Diane Blunt

ORNAMENTUM LECTURE SERIES:                               

BITING TOWARDS OUR FUTURE WITH DIANE BLUNT

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 7 p.m.     

A fascinating look at the rare and ancient art form of birch bark biting. For this Ornamentum Lecture Series presentation, Ojibway artist, Diane Blunt, will share her birch bark biting process, her work, and her hopes to keep this art form alive well into the future. View a recording of this presentation.