Gallery Talk: A Closer Look: John Yeon as Collector

When:
June 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2017-06-29T18:00:00-07:00
2017-06-29T19:00:00-07:00
Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi Province, China, Baluster Vase with Peony Scroll Design, 15th/early 16th century
Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi Province, China, Baluster Vase with Peony Scroll Design, 15th/early 16th century, porcelain with underglaze blue painting and overglaze yellow enamel, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, Collection of Richard Louis Brown

Dawson W. Carr, Ph.D., The Janet and Richard Geary Curator of European Art

Maribeth Graybill, Ph.D., The Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Asian Art

Join exhibition curators Maribeth Graybill and Dawson Carr for a close look at some of the masterworks from John Yeon’s wide-ranging collection of Asian and European art. A self-taught connoisseur, Yeon approached collecting with a designer’s eye, seeking out objects of the finest craftsmanship to adorn and complement his architectural interiors.

Presented in conjunction with Quest for Beauty: The Architecture, Landscapes, and Collections of John Yeon, on view May 13 through September 3, 2017.

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Accessibility

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for the lecture.
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