April 4th, 2012

Japanese Cloisonne in the Phoenix Art Museum Collection

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Asian Art Gallery,
Phoenix Art Museum

Drawing from the museum’s growing collection from the late Edo period to modern times, Waynor Rogers will provide an overview of cloisonné. Due to the innovation of enamels and base materials after the opening of Japan to the West in 1854, the art form evolved. Waynor will demonstrate the progression of the craft at each step in this evolution and refer to his latest gifts to the collection, which will be brought out of the vault for this talk.

This gallery talk is a part of Japan in Global Context, a three-year project funded by Japan Foundation. The project is organized by Arizona State University, along with Phoenix Art Museum and other Arizona institutions. This talk is hosted by Asian Arts Council of Phoenix Art Museum.